News from Shrewsbury Big Town Plan Partnership Latest update from Shropshire Council Newsroom: A study looking into how people could travel in and around Shrewsbury in the future is due to go out to public consultation later this year. The Shrewsbury movement and public realm strategy has involved extensive consultation over the past year with […]

More than 103,000 wheelie bins for recycling cans, glass and plastic have been delivered to homes across the Shropshire Council area in less than a year. Latest update from Shropshire Council Newsroom: The purple-lidded bins are available on request, with orders opening in January 2022 and deliveries beginning in May 2022. As of 17 March […]

News from Shropshire County Council’s partners Marches Energy Agency Latest update from Shropshire Council Newsroom: People across Shropshire are recognising the importance of making their homes as energy efficient as possible, but knowing where to start can be a challenge. That’s where a retrofit plan comes in. Retrofitting means adding or changing things in your […]

Shropshire Council’s Cabinet is being asked to support a plan to make Much Wenlock’s Windmill Hill a Local Nature Reserve (LNR). Much Wenlock Town Council has asked for the land to be designated a LNR so that it can attract funds and open up the countryside even more to the public. Latest update from Shropshire […]

New walking and cycling routes are being proposed in Shropshire under a 10-year plan aimed at getting more people active. Latest update from BBC Newsroom: The proposals focus on seven key market towns including Shrewsbury, Bridgnorth and Ludlow, says Shropshire Council. Ten priority schemes have been identified, with most for Oswestry. The council’s cabinet decides […]

Many businesses are currently facing significant increases in their energy bills. Shropshire business leaders can get free advice on how to improve energy resilience and reduce energy costs at a collaborative breakfast event on Monday 6 March 2023. Latest update from Shropshire Council Newsroom: Shropshire Council and Marches LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership) are hosting a […]

Shropshire community groups and environmental projects have been awarded a share of £15,000 from Veolia and Shropshire Council’s Envirogrant scheme. Nineteen projects from across the county were chosen from more than 100 applications to receive funding. Latest update from Shropshire Council Newsroom: The awards were handed out at a ceremony at Shirehall in Shrewsbury on […]

Latest update from Shropshire Council Newsroom: Rangers at Severn Valley Country Park (SVCP) near Alveley are cutting Shropshire Council’s carbon footprint by using a new electric buggy to get about the site. The new utility task vehicle (UTV) has just gone into service at the 126-acre country park and, as well as reducing reliance on […]

Latest update from Shropshire Council Newsroom: Over 70 delegates attended an informative event held at AICO in Oswestry on 30 November. The Sustainability in Your Business event, hosted by AICO, and organised by the Business Environment Network (TBEN), was supported by the Federation for Small Business, Oswestry BID and the Marches Growth Hub (Shropshire). The event aimed […]

This is one of the hardest times of year to stick with sustainable living intentions, as it’s easy to get caught up in the frenzy of consumerism that Christmas can sometimes seem to be. We’ve probably all bought unsuitable presents in desperation on Christmas Eve before! Latest blog post from Zero Carbon Shropshire: by Julie […]