Telford & Wrekin take part in Great British Spring Clean

Telford & Wrekin Council and local communities are coming together to support Keep Britain Tidy’s annual Great British Spring Clean and calling on others to lend a hand too. This year’s event runs until 13 June, and there are plenty of litter picks happening in local communities across the borough. Councillors, council staff, Street Champions, […]

Couple swap London commute to raise worms in Shropshire

Luke and Steph Boxall have swapped the hectic London city life for country idyll in an attempt to bring the benefits of worm poo to South Shropshire. “Worm Soil” is produced by hundreds of thousands of worms on their smallholding near Bridgnorth, and sold as an eco-friendly fertiliser. The product is sold in reusable and […]

Weekly Mossy News

A quick round-up of this weeks key green news from around Shropshire. Wellington blossoming again with launch of gardening competition Wellington is set to prove that it is blossoming again after lockdown, with the second annual gardening competition being launched. Green fingered residents of the town are being encouraged to enter the contest, organised by […]

Farm Shop harnesses summer sunshine to go off grid

Apley Farm Shop near Bridgnorth made a huge step towards its net zero carbon goal this week, by installing a new solar array next to the car park. The state of the art panels installed by Noble Green Energy, took just over a week to install, and will produce just over 90% of the complexes […]

Lottery funding supports new environmental youth group

Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Beauty (AONB) in partnership with South Shropshire Youth Forum have recently secured National Lottery Heritage funding for their Young Rangers project. Encouraging 12-16 year olds to take part in a range of conservation, outdoor discovery and heritage activities around the Shropshire Hills AONB. In addition to the school aged project […]

Killer tree disease task force set up by Telford & Wrekin Council

A dedicated team is being set up by Telford and Wrekin Council to tackle the impact of Ash Dieback, a killer disease that could wipe out up to 35% of the counties trees. The disease was first recorded in the area in 2013. Ash Dieback is a fungus that is sweeping across the UK and […]

Bridgnorth electrical business turns to solar energy

152 photovoltaic panels have been added to the roof of TG Electrical Services building at Chartwell Park. TG Group is committed to operating in a sustainable and responsible manner at all its locations and have worked with Caplor Energy for this latest step towards a sustainable business model. TG Electrical Services manager, Chris Lloyd, said: […]

Ancient trees vs relief road

Guest article by Campaigner Jo Blackman… Today is Earth Day, a day when people all over the world collectively call for the transformational change our world so desperately needs. Earth Day challenges us to hold governments, local councils and corporations to account for their role in the climate and environmental crises, while also helping to […]

Competitions to celebrate young people coming together to protect the planet

Generation Zero Carbon Shropshire is a collective of young Shropshire-based people. Their hope is to encourage everyone in the County to help achieve the necessary conditions to reduce emissions to net zero by 2030.  The group was founded by a small team of young adults aged 18-26 and has been growing in membership even before […]

World Earth Day goes live 20th-22nd April

Starting back in 1970, World Earth day was a day to celebrate and encourage environmental protection. Occurring every year on the 22nd April it is an opportunity to focus on our planet and highlight the damage that humans do to Earth as well as the positive opportunities for change. Starting from the 20th April there […]