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9 06, 2021

Next steps for councils’ biodiversity and climate change plans

2021-06-09T11:46:07+01:009th June 2021|

Two Suffolk councils have given the go ahead for £97k for projects aimed at boosting biodiversity and tackling climate change across their districts. Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils have given the green light for £72k - £32,849 and £38,678 ...

1 04, 2021

Renewable energy generation outstrips fossil fuels for first year ever

2021-06-02T14:54:17+01:001st April 2021|

Statistics released today by the Government show that renewable electricity generation outperformed fossil fuels for the first year ever in 2020. Renewables provided 43% of the UK’s electricity while fossil fuels generated 38.5%. The figures, published in the Department for ...

23 03, 2021

100,000 trees planted as part of ambitious council scheme

2021-06-02T14:54:15+01:0023rd March 2021|

100,000 trees have been planted in just five months, since Suffolk County Council committed £228,000 from its Suffolk 2020 Fund to protect and encourage biodiversity in the county. Located in the Little and Great Waldingfield area, the 100,000th tree, a ...

19 03, 2021

£1.4m for carbon-saving measures at council leisure centres

2021-06-02T14:54:13+01:0019th March 2021|

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils are set to make further significant CO2 savings, thanks to a £1.4m Government grant for carbon-saving measures at their leisure centres, and other buildings. Funds are expected to see solar PV panels and air ...

12 03, 2021

Councils set to tackle climate change with solar carports

2021-06-02T14:54:12+01:0012th March 2021|

Two Suffolk councils’ climate change ambitions have taken a step forward, following approval of over £600k in funding for solar carports. Cabinets at Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils have approved an additional £350k and £300k respectively this week, for ...

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