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Find out whats going on in Rutland and all the efforts being made to take action against climate change.

Mallard Pass Solar Farm: have your say

The "stage two" consultation on the proposed Mallard Pass solar farm is now open and…

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Support the High Street

Many people were sad to hear the recent news that Colemans are to close their…

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Environment Act – Have your say on future targets

As part of the new Environment Act, the Government is currently running a consultation on…

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Wildlife Trust Youth Conference – Book Your Place!!

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No Mow May

Join legions of gardeners and say “no” to the mow this May to help our…

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The Big Plastic Count

Everyone is being invited to participate in The Big Plastic Count by counting all the…

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Ketton Climate Action community engagement

During March, the Ketton Climate Action group invited local residents to complete a short survey,…

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Market Overton Litter Pick

VILLAGE LITTER PICK is planned for 10 till 12 on Sunday 22nd May- All are…

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Actions from the meeting on April 7

A meeting (24 attended) was held at Market Overton Village Hall on April 7 to…

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Market Overton Climate Support

Meeting at Village Hall on Thursday 7th April at 7pm open to all residents of Market…

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Questionnaire for Ketton residents

The Ketton Climate Action group is seeking the views of local residents on what its…

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Community Litter Picks in Ketton

The Ketton Climate Action Group is organising regular Community Litter Picks around the village, once…

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SUSTAINABLE SHOPPING OPPORTUNITY IN KETTON

UPDATE - AS AT THE BGINNING OF MAY 2022, RITA HAS STOPPED VISITING KETTON AS…

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Great Heart month

GET READY FOR GREEN HEARTS EVERYWHERE. FEBRUARY 2022 Climate change doesn’t care about our differences,…

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Queens Green Canopy Tree Planting

The Queens Green Canopy

I am pleased to say that Rutland has already contributed to the Queen’s Green Canopy…

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Funding news – Lottery’s Awards for Platinum Jubilee

The Lottery's Awards for All programme is now accepting applications that celebrate the Platinum Jubilee.…

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All Change Please: Waste Management

I type on a dark and deep November – short days and long nights –…

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The conundrum of Verges

It seems pertinent to talk about verges this week.  It is certainly a policy area…

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No Mow May

I always like something that can be immediately actioned and with noticeable results – a…

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Rubbish: In the Home

I start with a washing up brush – my mother, a woman for whom frugality…

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Getting about: Rural style

I had an interesting / reasonable enquiry this week: apparently if you have a bus…

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Rubbish: Out and about

Some of you may be aware that I organise a monthly litter pick – first…

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Shop Smart

Shop Smart

Changing out everyday shopping habits can make a huge difference to our individual impact on…

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Repair and re-use

Quite often, the stuff we’re throwing away isn’t actually at the end of its life…

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Fashion that lasts

Fashion that lasts

CLOTHES – we are the only species in the world to wear them, they are…

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white-paper-cups

How to recycle more

- Recycle your glasses locally. More info at Simmons of Oakham, 23 Burley Road, Oakham,…

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reduce food waste rutland

How to reduce food waste

In the UK we waste around 10 million tonnes of food each year (data from…

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rutland climate events

Motion to Rutland County Council to Declare an Ecological Emergency and Support the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill

Proposer: Cllr Miranda Jones (Green Party) Seconder: Cllr Joanna Burrows (Liberal Democrat)   The Climate…

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rutland climate environment action

Question for Full Council 8 November 2021, with response.

“Would the portfolio holder for finance please provide details of the nature of RCC’s investment…

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Bio blitz in Ridlington churchyard

In June, 9 volunteers held a bio blitz of the Churchyard as part of the…

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The Great Big Green Week Rutland 2021

From the recycling of underwear to clearing the streets of litter, last week the Rutland…

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Brooke Hill recycling in Rutland

Did you know that you can recycle crisp packets at Brooke Hill Academy? In fact…

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top recycling tips

Top 10 tips you can use to help the climate

  1. Cut consumption and waste Everything we use as consumers has a carbon footprint.…

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