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Vegan Vibes by Michelle D’Arcy Jewell There are lots of reasons why someone might choose to have a vegan lifestyle but it seems that there are an increasing number of people choosing to omit animal products from their life to help the environment. Research has shown that there are many environmental issues associated with animal …

Hello, my name is Lucy Shier, I am the founder of Bee Biotic my small Shropshire based business which I run from my garden workshop fondly known as the “Bee Lab” near Cleobury Mortimer. My passion for bees and the environment led me to fulfil a long held dream by taking up beekeeping 5 years …

Also known as the Street Allotment Guy, Casper Macindoe used the time given to him through furlough to make a difference in his Shrewsbury community. From a simple idea and a conversation with an acquaintance, to now helping grow produce in over 200 square meters of ground throughout the town. Casper tells us a bit …

10% discount for Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Postcodes on booking and quoting Mossy Life. If you arrive by bike, on foot or public transport there will be a treat when you arrive, please let me know on booking. Hi, my name is Emma, I am the owner of The Barn at Lees Farm. Five …

This week we are featuring the wonderful Alison Wakeman. Many of you may have come across her during one of her educational talks or during a food or craft fair, or you may be familiar with her beeswax food wraps that are sold through numerous zero waste shops in Shropshire. As with many small businesses …

Founder of Shropshire business Bundle of Love is Helen, a work from home mum based in Telford who has been running Telford Slings for the last couple of years helping people find the right baby sling for them through hires and purchases. In 2020 Helen branched out to support and showcase more products made from …

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Vegan Vibes by Michelle D’Arcy Jewell There are lots of reasons why someone might choose to have a vegan lifestyle but it seems that there are an increasing number of people choosing to omit animal products from their life to help the environment. Research has shown that there are many environmental issues associated with animal …

Hello, my name is Lucy Shier, I am the founder of Bee Biotic my small Shropshire based business which I run from my garden workshop fondly known as the “Bee Lab” near Cleobury Mortimer. My passion for bees and the environment led me to fulfil a long held dream by taking up beekeeping 5 years …

Also known as the Street Allotment Guy, Casper Macindoe used the time given to him through furlough to make a difference in his Shrewsbury community. From a simple idea and a conversation with an acquaintance, to now helping grow produce in over 200 square meters of ground throughout the town. Casper tells us a bit …

It was so lovely to see the weather warming recently and people getting out in their gardens, even if it was just for a short time! We can really see things starting to happen now – there’s frogspawn in the pond, bees buzzing around spring blossom and vegetable seedlings seem to be really getting into …

A large scale scheme that could have huge environmental and economic benefits is one step closer to its goal. MP for Shrewsbury and Atcham, Daniel Kawczynski has been pushing the case for electrifying the railway line between Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury. The line serving Telford, Oakengates, Wellington, Shifnal, Cosford, Albrighton and Codsall, is the only part …

Cuan Wildlife in Much Wenclock has just two of it’s five London Marathon places remaining. The 2021 London Marathon will be a virtual event in the same format as 2020, which saw a record breaking 37,966 runners taking part. The virtual event can be run anywhere in the world and participants progress is tracked via …

After watching David Attenborough on the TV and realising the extents of the damage we are doing to our planet, Steph Jones based in Shrewsbury, decided to do something about it. As well as assessing some of her own habits at home, she was inspired to take things a step further and offer an environmentally …

Newport Town Council have turned off the supply to the town’s allotment in the face of the climate crisis in a bid to reduce water waste. The Town Council has agreed to provide water containers to Meadow View and Boughey Road sites as a temporary measure. Councillor Lyn Fowler stated that some “exciting” long-term, sustainable …

A £15 million competition ‘Green Fuels, Green Skies’ was launched last week by the Department for Transport (DfT). As part of the Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution announced in November 2020, the competition was created in a bid to reduce emissions from the aviation industry. The funds available will support …

Many of us who try to live a green(ish) lifestyle often choose traditional cleaning methods to reduce harsh chemical use as well as excess packaging waste. A recent article by English Heritage shows there is true value to some of the more traditional methods of cleaning around the home – yet beware, there are still …

Bayston Hill has launched a ‘Your Parish Council Needs You’ campaign, urging people to consider becoming a parish council for the area. Shaun Jones, Locum Clerk to the Council has launched the campaign to increase interest in what he describes is an ambitious and forward looking council. Councilors have the ability to shape an area …

Ludlow, Bishops Castle, Whitchurch and Pontsebury are leading the way with tracking their carbon through a new app developed by the Shropshire Climate Action Partnership (SCAP). SCAP is working with a large number of organisations and groups with the aim of getting Shropshire to be carbon zero by 2030. Their app is designed to track …