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  • Recovery work goes on after heavy flooding in the North West and Derbyshire

    Work continues in towns and villages across the North West and parts of Derbyshire after being hit by heavy flooding Recovery operations are fully underway to help communities in the North West and Derbyshire recover from severe...

    • Posted August 20, 2019
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  • Environment Agency tells water companies to clean up their act and protect the environment from pollution

    Water company efforts to protect the environment were described as ‘simply unacceptable’ in an Environment Agency (EA) report published today (10 July) with only 1 of the major water and sewage companies in England performing at the...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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  • Plastic Free Weigh now at Knutsford Market Hall

    A new business has opened at Knutsford Market Hall that  supports plastic-free and low-packaging shopping. Charlene Stuart decided to open The Plastic Free Wight to support this after being inspired by her son Harrison, who is passionate...

    • Posted May 20, 2019
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  • Coarse fishing public consultation in England

    A public consultation will be conducted on the future of the coarse fishing close season on rivers in England. The consultation is open for 8 weeks, ending on 11 March 2019. The decision to consult the angling...

    • Posted January 21, 2019
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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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