23 03, 2021

100,000 trees planted as part of ambitious council scheme

2021-07-08T10:20:01+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 ...

8 03, 2021

Wildlife to benefit from more wild spaces

2021-06-02T14:54:07+01:008th March 2021|

More conservation areas are being created to benefit wildlife as part of East Suffolk Council’s commitment to increase biodiversity areas. Last year, 40 wild spaces were created across East Suffolk as part of the Council’s ‘Pardon the weeds, we’re ...

26 02, 2021

Council continues to fight impact of climate change

2021-06-02T14:53:59+01:0026th February 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 East ...

26 02, 2021

Council welcomes progress on windfarm proposals

2021-06-02T14:53:57+01:0026th February 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 separate nationally significant applications ...

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