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The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (RJAH) have installed 1,760 solar panels in a bid to reduce their carbon footprint and save vital funds. Along with installation of new energy efficient lighting RJAH estimate they will save £217,00 annually (a third of their electricity bills), as well as reducing their …

Englands county recycling rates confirm that Shropshire is in the top fifty counties. In 2019/2020 54.6 percent of Shropshire’s waste was recycled. Landfill of domestic waste has reduced from 13 percent of waste to 2 percent since 2014/2015, but the overall recycling rate for the county has not improved over the last five years. Other …

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 …

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 …

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