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Shropshire teachers will soon be able to help their pupils learn to ride a bike, after Shropshire Council was chosen to take part in the third phase of the Bikeability Trust’s In-School Cycle Training Pilot. Latest update from Shropshire Council Newsroom: The pilot will launch in September [2023] and will give teachers and teaching assistants […]

Shropshire residents are to be asked for their views on Shropshire Council’s highways and transport services – from the condition of roads and footpaths to the quality of cycling facilities – in this year’s annual National Highways and Transport (NHT) Public Satisfaction survey. Latest update from Shropshire Council Newsroom: A questionnaire will be sent to […]

Is this the UK’s most sustainable and ethical large-scale rooftop solar installation? Latest update from Big Solar Co-op on the Shropshire Council online Newsroom: Pioneering UK-wide community energy business the Big Solar Co-op is kicking off its first large rooftop solar installation using sustainable and more ethical high-tech solar panels made by Swiss company Meyer […]

Two projects that aim to provide nature-based solutions to reducing flooding on the River Severn are to go ahead after gaining the approval of Shropshire Council’s Cabinet today, 7 June 2023. Latest update from Shropshire Council Newsroom: The two projects are part of a wider programme of testing and learning planned for the upper part […]

Small businesses across Shropshire have identified 15 tonnes of carbon output in a year, after signing up to a partnership project funded by Shropshire Council. Latest update from Shropshire Council Newsroom: Cool Shropshire & Telford is a £20,000 initiative to aid small businesses in making the move towards improving sustainability. The council’s climate team partnered […]

People are being asked to get involved and have a say on what matters to them in Shropshire’s Great Outdoors annual survey. Latest update from Shropshire Council Newsroom: The Annual Outdoor Recreation User Survey, led by Shropshire Council’s outdoor partnership service, includes questions about the outdoor facilities and activities residents and visitors make use of, […]

Shropshire Council has seen a further decrease in its gross carbon emissions in the last year, according to a performance report due before Cabinet next week (Wednesday 7 June 2023). Latest update from Shropshire Council Newsroom: The Corporate Carbon Performance Monitoring Report 2022 cautions the past three years of carbon monitoring have been influenced significantly by the pandemic, […]

A Shropshire worm farmer has sought expert advice from a council-run project on how to make his eco-friendly business more sustainable. Latest update from Shropshire Council Newsroom: Luke Boxall, who runs the vermiculture business Soil Nurture in Neenton has taken advice from Cool Shropshire & Telford, a £20,000 project which sees Shropshire Council and Telford […]

Shropshire Council has been awarded more than £600,000 from the Government’s active travel fund following a successful application for funding. Latest update from Shropshire Council Newsroom: Shropshire Council has been awarded more than £600,000 from the Government’s active travel fund following a successful application for funding. Active Travel England has awarded the council a total […]

Shropshire community projects have benefitted from nearly £100,000 of funding thanks to grants generated by a county solar farm. Latest update from Shropshire and Telford Community Energy through the Shropshire Council Newsroom: The Twemlows Solar Farm on the edge of Whitchurch – which has a 10MW capacity and can power up to 3,300 homes – […]