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  • Plastic reduction at Booths

    Supermarket chain Booths has introduced a reusable bag for fruit and veg in its aggressive phase-out of single-use plastics. It comes as part of a range of practical steps to dramatically reduce the amount of plastics used...

    • Posted September 12, 2018
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  • State of the art greenhouse unveiled in Cheshire

    A new glasshouse has officially opened in Cheshire, bringing a boost to timber production and helping to grow the Public Forest Estate. Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey opened a £5 million cutting-edge glasshouse at Delamere Nursery in Cheshire....

    • Posted September 11, 2018
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  • Schoolgirl’s letter to Ansa inspires litter competition

    A local schoolgirl’s passion for the environment has resulted in a competition for her school – with the winning poster set to be displayed at her local park. Ten-year-old Alice Lucarini, from Lindlow Community Primary School in...

    • Posted July 14, 2018
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  • Council’s recycling almost eliminates use of landfill

    Cheshire East Council is sending virtually all black bin waste to be converted to energy. When the council was formed in 2009, it sent 100 per cent of its residual waste to landfill – a total of...

    • Posted May 30, 2018
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  • Council and police swoop in crackdown on rural fly-tippers

    Cheshire East Council and the police have joined forces to crack down on rural fly-tippers. The swoop targeted problem ‘hot-spots’ in the borough, which have seen repeated illegal dumping of waste by offenders. The joint ‘Operation Fly’...

    • Posted April 29, 2018
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  • Earth Day and clean up at River Weaver

    A group of paddle boarders will use their skills to help clean up the River Weaver as part of Earth Day on Sunday 22nd April. Tatton MP Esther McVey praised the community spirit of local paddle boarders...

    • Posted April 19, 2018
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  • Pollution monitoring equipment set to be installed in Knutsford

    Knutsford Town Council are installing pollution monitoring equipment at a number of Knutsford locations. The environment committee have voted to place diffusion tubes at locations in the town known for heavy traffic including Canute Place Roundabout, Brook...

    • Posted February 3, 2018
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  • Could Cheshire be in for a viking invasion?

    Keen-eyed wildlife watchers have been told to look out for exotic-looking visitors from northern Europe, but not where you might expect. Cheshire Wildlife Trust says that a struggling autumn crop of berries and beech seeds – sometimes...

    • Posted November 9, 2012
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