Environment

Environment

Help us to trace cannabis smell asks Fenland District Council as it launches ‘odour mapping’ via Facebook

The continuing smell of cannabis across the Fens has prompted calls for people to report the odour so authorities can track how far it wafts.

Environment
184 fines issued in first month of Tidy Fenland campaign

184 fines issued in first month of Tidy Fenland campaign

Nearly 200 people have been fined in the first month of a new clean-up campaign in Fenland, officials have revealed.

News
Project Godwit team watching the release (c) Bob Ellis WWT.JPG

Godwits released back into the wild at Welney

Rare black-tailed godwits were released into their new home at Welney by the RSPB and the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust this week.

Environment
Council seeks public help to Tidy Fenland

Council seeks public help to Tidy Fenland

A new campaign to clamp down on issues including littering, dog fouling and fly-tipping will be launched in Fenland tomorrow.

News
Call to show Street Pride in Doddington

Call to show Street Pride in Doddington

Doddington residents are being given the chance to make a difference to their community by helping to launch the district’s latest Street Pride group tonight.

News
Walk Like An Amphibian at Rings End Nature Reserve.

Walk Like An Amphibian at conservation event near March

Fenland folk are being invited to Walk Like An Amphibian at a conservation event next week.

News
Pile of tyres in Back Lane, Outwell.

Barrier plea to crackdown on Outwell flytipping plague

Residents fed-up with flytipping in a West Norfolk village are prepared to dip their hands in their own pockets to help tackle the issue once and for all.

Environment
Previous flooding in Wisbech

Flood alert issued for River Nene

A flood alert has today (Thursday, January 12) been issued by the Environment Agency for the River Nene, warning of possible flooding along the river.

Environment
No Caption ABCDE ENGNNL00120140114163237

Cambridgeshire U-turn on streetlights

Lights across Cambridgeshire that had previously been dimmed or switched off to help make savings have been turned back on.

News
March Town Sign ANL-150322-161823009

March hit by water shortage

Hundreds of homes in the March area look set to be without water for much of the day today.

News
Brent Cheshire, DONG Energys UK Country Chairman.

Wind farm’s £9.3 million East Coast Community Fund opens

Villages in South Holland and south of Boston can now apply for grants from a £9.3 million fund for community and environmental projects.

News 1
The wind farm under construction back in 2013.

£30,000 of Tydd St Mary wind farm cash up for grabs

Small, not-for-profit community groups operating within ten miles of The Grange Wind Farm site, near Tydd St Mary should apply now for a grant of up to £5,000, although priority will be given to worthwhile projects within five miles.

News
Communities and Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid.  Photo by Sajid Javid.

Government Minister switches off solar park plans for Sutton St James

People in Sutton St James can celebrate after confirmation that a last-ditch bid to build a renewable energy plant in the village has been rejected.

News 1
Sutton St James wind farm protestors

Government set to endorse district council’s decision

People power is expected to win the day as the Government is set to turn down an appeal to build a massive third solar park in Sutton St James.

News 1
Angela Johnson, chairwoman of WAAD addresses the public meeting in Wimblington ANL-161031-162825001

Wimblington public meeting is unanimous in opposition to AD plan

Villagers fighting a plan for an anaerobic digester have launched an online crowdfunding appeal to stage an appeal in the High Court.

News
TREE ROW: Sean Portass, with partner Dana Garkavaya, outside one of his pubs in Long Sutton.  Photo (TIM WILSON): SG220515-107TW.

Long Sutton pub builder ‘fuming’ over tree cutting row

A Long Sutton-based property developer is at odds with parish councillors over the cutting back of a tree outside one of his pubs.

News
Energy news

Cambridgeshire residents ‘lost £45 million by not switching energy suppliers’

People in Cambridgeshire are potentially losing out on millions of pounds in savings by not switching energy suppliers, according to new research.

News 3
Brown bins. Photo: Paul Franks

Fenland Council Cabinet approves brown bin charge

Fenland Council’s controversial proposal to introduce a charge for its brown bin service was given the go-ahead by the authority’s Cabinet today (Thursday).

News 1
DONG Energy of London has set up an East Coast Community Fund worth �9.3 million over the next 20 years for coastal towns and villages within 570-mile radius of both Race Bank and Hornsea Offshore Wind Farms.

Wind farm offers annual £465,000 community cash pot for South Holland villages

Villages in South Holland and south of Boston could share in an annual £465,000 community fund created by the company behind a new wind farm.

Business
Load more