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  1. Council deeply concerned by recommendations for new pylon lines in Suffolk

    January 29th, 2021

    Suffolk County Council is concerned about plans for electricity pylons to be constructed in the countryside, rather than using offshore solutions. The council is worried for the potential harm to Suffolk’s communities and their environment. It will …

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  2. Council continues to fight impact of climate change

    January 27th, 2021

    East Suffolk Council continues to tackle the impact of climate change as it works towards becoming carbon neutral. Since its creation in April 2019, East Suffolk Council has had an ambitious environmental vision to build the right environment for …

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  3. Strong interest shown by Suffolk’s communities to engage with 2020 fund project creating electric vehicle charging points

    January 21st, 2021

    The council is very pleased to report that it has received 50 expressions of interest from local communities across the county which want to host new electric vehicle charging points. This follows the launch of the Suffolk 2020 funded project in …

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  4. Energy efficiency at home

    January 11th, 2021

    Energy efficiency at home

                Home is somewhere we want to feel safe and warm. With most of us working from home and as the weather turns colder, it’s more important than ever to be energy efficient in the home. This can help us keep warm and save money on our …

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  5. Go ahead for emission-cutting fuel plans

    January 7th, 2021

    Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils will cut their fleet’s carbon emissions by up to 90% – supporting the councils’ carbon neutral aims. The move follows approval by both councils’ cabinets this week, to switch their vehicle fleet to …

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  6. Council welcomes progress on windfarm proposals

    January 6th, 2021

    East Suffolk Council has today welcomed progress from ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) in addressing a number of concerns raised by the Council about their applications for offshore windfarm developments off the East Suffolk coast. SPR submitted two …

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  7. Residents asked to consider the environment in New Year’s resolutions

    December 29th, 2020

    An East Suffolk councillor is calling on residents to make New Year’s resolutions to cut their carbon in 2021 and help tackle the climate emergency. Cllr James Mallinder, cabinet member for the Environment, is asking people in East Suffolk to …

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  8. Councils look to slash fleet emissions

    December 22nd, 2020

    Babergh and Mid Suffolk will consider proposals to cut their fleet’s carbon emissions by up to 90% – supporting the councils’ carbon neutral aims. Next month, on 4 and 7 January, Cabinets at Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils will …

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  9. Rural Community Energy Fund

    December 18th, 2020

    Clean, renewable energy generation at community level is beneficial both to the community and the wider environment. By reducing dependence on energy generation from fossil fuels, communities can secure future energy supply, gain protection from …

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  10. New cycle storage as part of leisure centre refurb

    December 15th, 2020

    The new-look Kingfisher Leisure Centre in Sudbury has officially opened its doors following a £2.4m extension and refurbishment – providing leisure facilities for the town for years to come. The new facilities are part of a multi-million pound …

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