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

Climate Action film screening at Stamford Arts Centre

As part of the Great Big Green Week, Stamford Arts Centre is screening the film…

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Big Green Festival coming to Ketton

The Ketton Climate Action Group is hosting a Big Green Festival in Ketton on Sunday…

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Oakham Climate Action

Brand new group for Oakham! Oakham Climate Action is a group open to all, working…

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Sustainable Living workshop in Kings Cliffe

Our friends just over the county boundary in East Northants, Transition Kings Cliffe, are hosting…

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Cycle September!

Riding is awesome! Join Cycle September 2022 - UK and let’s get more people enjoying…

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MarkoEco has a page in the village newsletter

Market Overton publishes a regular newsletter (Outreach), distributed to all the houses in Market Overton.…

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Rutland Local Plan consultation

Have your say on the future of Rutland by contributing to Rutland County Council’s consultation…

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Eating better for the planet and your health

What we eat has a significant climate impact. The UN’s Food and Agricultural Organisation found…

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Community support for Ketton Litter Picks

The Ketton Climate Action Group is attracting widespread support for its regular litter picks with…

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Plastic Free July!

Are you joining in with Plastic Free July? Easy Plastic Free Picnics can be yours…

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Jubilee activities in Ketton

The Ketton Climate Action group had a stall at the Jubilee car boot sale in…

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Encouraging wildlife in your garden

Many people are keen to encourage wildlife in their gardens, but do not know where…

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Air Pollution graphic encouraging walking short distances to save £16M in fuel

Clean Air Day

Clean Air Day, the UK’s largest campaign on air pollution is on Thursday 16 June…

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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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