Mossy Life


Green news and updates from across the regions…


Guest article from Janet Cobb of RSVP: Supporting the recovery of Shropshire’s wildlife Over the last 60 years 97% of our wildflower meadows have been lost.  This loss has had a huge impact on wildlife.  There are more threatened species associated with meadows than with any other habitat in the UK.  Road verges offer a real […] recently published an article titled ‘Onshore wind farms blocked by planning rules favouring fossil fuels. The article featured the local Bishop’s Castle Heat Initiative. Quoted from from the i

Telford & Wrekin Council has welcomed the first wave of tenants to its latest properties in Donnington, marking a significant milestone in the completion of Nuplace’s latest housing development. Latest

The Telford Sustainability Solutions Summit, hosted by the Telford Sustainability & Energy Cluster (TSEC) in collaboration with Telford & Wrekin Council, achieved its goal of connecting local businesses with local

Businesses in Telford and Wrekin and the Marches will receive an additional £2.3 million in funding to support their efforts in reducing carbon emissions and transitioning towards Net Zero. Latest

A team of volunteers have been building a new home for wildlife at an Arleston park as part of a social value project. Latest update from Telford and Wrekin Council

Latest update from Light Foot Enterprises: The Bishop’s Castle Wind Turbine-powered Community Heat project has been awarded a substantial grant to carry out further studies. The work will include Ecology

Council-run bus services in Telford and Wrekin have seen encouraging growth since they were introduced almost a year ago. Latest update from Telford and Wrekin Council Newsroom: Investment by the

Telford & Wrekin Council has launched a new plan to further improve air quality across the borough at cabinet today. (Thursday, February 15) Latest update from Telford and Wrekin Council

A Telford local nature reserve is set to blossom after volunteers stepped in to plant over 2,500 native species of woodland bulbs. Latest update from Telford and Wrekin Council Newsroom:

A reuse pop-up sale, where residents will be able to buy household items, good quality furniture, toys and baby items for incredibly low prices, returns next month. Latest update from

Unwanted trees will be finding forever homes thanks to an initiative run by Shropshire Council and Shrewsbury Town Council. Latest update from Shropshire Council Newsroom: People with ‘unwanted’ trees have

An “ambitious and exciting” plan for transforming how people travel in and around Shrewsbury over the next 10 years and beyond has been launched. Latest update from Shropshire Council Newsroom:

A new Strategic Framework for Telford Town Park has been launched and sets out a ten-year vision for the Town Park which recognises the special quality of the site and

Local community groups, projects and initiatives across Telford and Wrekin received over half a million pounds in support in the last twelve months, thanks to funding awarded by Telford &

The world-renowned Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, will open at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery on Saturday 6 January 2024.

Telford & Wrekin Council’s, Invest Telford team has partnered with E4environment, a leading Shropshire-based environmental consultancy firm to run a series of webinars to help businesses navigate the intricacies of

Shropshire Council has signed up to be part of the Hydrogen Valley Consortium to improve the nation’s energy security and reduce carbon. Latest update from Shropshire Council Newsroom: The Hydrogen

Nearly £340,000 in grants has been awarded across the Marches under a new scheme to improve energy efficiency and drive down carbon emissions. Latest update from Shropshire Council Newsroom: Thirty

A fly-tipper who dumped construction waste at the back of houses, causing a fire risk, has been tracked down and handed a £1,000 fine following a CCTV appeal by Telford

Community groups across Shropshire are being offered the chance to grow their own King’s Orchards for free after Shropshire Council was granted more than £12,000 from the Coronation Living Heritage

Telford & Wrekin Council has congratulated The Friends of Apley Woods after they won one of the 10 Best of the Best awards for 2023, in the annual celebration operated