12 01, 2022

Work begins on carbon-cutting solar carport schemes

2022-01-12T09:26:52+00:0012th January 2022|

Phased works to install 70 solar carports at Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre in Stowmarket have now begun, with further works to install an additional 40 carports at Kingfisher Leisure Centre in Sudbury due to fully start in January next year. ...

12 01, 2022

Council leisure centres power their way to climate change solution

2022-01-12T09:23:32+00:0012th January 2022|

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils are halfway through installing £2.8m worth of green energy measures at their leisure centres – providing the centres with renewable energy and slashing CO2 emissions. Works were made possible thanks to £1.4m in funding ...

23 11, 2021

£27 million for farmers to boost productivity

2021-11-23T10:41:25+00:0023rd November 2021|

Source: Gov.uk Farmers will benefit from a £27 million pot to invest in productivity-boosting equipment as the Farming Investment Fund opens today (Tuesday 16 November). From today farmers, foresters and growers from across England are urged to apply for grants to buy new ...

24 09, 2021

The Greenest County Awards are BACK

2021-09-24T14:22:16+01:0024th September 2021|

Tuesday 21st September 2021:  Now the focus turns to the newly announced categories that are now available for you to nominate in for the upcoming GREENEST COUNTY AWARDS.  Be quick though because they close on 14th October. So get those ...

8 09, 2021


2022-05-25T09:27:34+01:008th September 2021|

Solar Together Suffolk is an innovative scheme offering high-quality solar photovoltaic (PV) panels and battery storage. It is a group-buying scheme, which brings Suffolk households together to get high-quality solar panels at a competitive price.   But you have to ...

15 08, 2021

Green oasis set to strengthen Mid Suffolk’s biodiversity

2021-09-07T11:06:38+01:0015th August 2021|

Almost three acres of land near Stowmarket has been bought by Mid Suffolk District Council to provide a green oasis for the town – as part of the council’s biodiversity plans.   The council has invested £65k, funded from their ...

28 07, 2021

Local Energy Showcase will champion green businesses

2021-07-28T11:16:14+01:0028th July 2021|

Businesses and community organisations are being urged to tackle climate change by joining Suffolk’s first ever showcase event celebrating sustainability and green energy. The Local Energy Showcase, organised by Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils, will promote how different types ...

8 07, 2021

Suffolk Climate Emergency Plan

2021-07-08T18:17:10+01:008th July 2021|

In 2019 our Local Authority members each declared a ‘climate emergency’. As part of this, we are working together with partners across the county and region towards the aspiration of making the county of Suffolk carbon neutral by 2030. Read ...

23 06, 2021

Net Zero Hollesley: Action Plan

2021-06-25T09:43:58+01:0023rd June 2021|

The Suffolk Climate Change Partnership has worked with Groundwork East to develop an Action Plan for decarbonising Hollesley, which will be of relevance to anyone living and working in Suffolk. Read the Action Plan here.

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