Categories for Environment

Westland Countryside Stewards is being supported by the Co-op Local Community Fund

By Westland Countryside Stewards: Help local community charities, like Westland Countryside Stewards, by shopping at Co-op. Kilkhampton based nature conservation charity, Westland Countryside Stewards, has been selected for the Co-op […]

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What’s in your black bin bag?

Councillor Peter La Broy is encouraging local people to become involved in planning future recycling and refuse collections in Cornwall, which will have an impact on everyone, and the environment. […]

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Agan Fordh a Dro – roundabout makeover – and it’s a stunner

Community spirit and 18 months in the planning,’ Agan Fordh a Dro’, ‘Our Roundabout’ now has its main sculpture pieces in place. Big-style congratulations have to go to those involved […]

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Bude’s bathing waters range from excellent to good

Sorry, I’m a bit late with this one…but the news is good. Summerleaze and Crooklets are both deemed good, while Sandymouth and Widemouth are excellent. Further afield, Hartland Quay is […]

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Rake & Burn event at Northam Burrows

Following the end of another busy summer season at Northam Burrows, the Rangers will once again be looking to take advantage of the autumn/winter months to embark upon a busy […]

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Resurgence crowdfunder for a new home to serve the planet

By Angie Burke: Leading thinkers, writers and environmentalists are calling for support for Resurgence – the spiritual and artistic flagship of the green movement – to build a new home […]

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Eden sets hillside ablaze with red hot pokers

The Eden Project has been given highly-prestigious National Plant Collection status by the conservation charity, Plant Heritage, after setting a hillside ablaze with hundreds of red-hot pokers.   The striking flowers […]

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Kenwith local nature reserve access improved

With the help of a grant of nearly £8,000 from Torridge District Council’s Community Grant Scheme, Friends of Kenwith Valley have been hard at work this summer improving access at […]

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Time to ‘fess up – who hangs dog mess?

The UK’s leading marine conservation charity has launched a campaign to highlight how little things we do in our daily lives – often miles away from the coast – can have a massive […]

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Scott Mann welcomes tougher penalties for litter louts

MP for North Cornwall, Scott Mann, has welcomed news that tougher penalties will be introduced to punish people who drop litter, including new fines for people who throw waste from […]

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Don’t fool with fireworks

From Devon & Cornwall Police website: Devon & Cornwall Police, Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service and Cornwall Fire & Rescue Service have come together to issue a joint […]

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Bude Community Orchard – crowdfunder

By Simon Browning, Bude Friends of the Earth   Over the last four years, Bude Friends of the Earth have been developing a biodiversity trail around the Neetside and the […]

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Portuguese Man O’ War can sting weeks after being washed ashore

It seems the Portuguese Man O’ War is not actually a jellyfish. To be honest, the ones I saw yesterday at Widemouth looked like inflated wine bags. For those who […]

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Does Bude need loads of double yellow lines?

The current consultation document from Cornwall Council seems to suggest more double yellows may be the answer to Bude’s parking issues. Generally, parking is only every potentially a problem during […]

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Kayaker rescues group at Treyarnon Bay

A group of people enjoying the water at Treyarnon Bay near Padstow were rescued by a kayaker after getting into difficulties on Wednesday 25 October, when a large wave swept […]

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