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Gardens open to the public as the weather improves

Gardens open to the public as the weather improves

Gardens open to the public as the weather improves

17 July 2024

As the weather improves over the weekend, people are invited to visit a National Garden Scheme open garden.


Five parks recognised by the Green Flag Award for another year

Five parks recognised by the Green Flag Award for another year

Five parks recognised by the Green Flag Award for another year

17 July 2024

Five of the district’s parks have successfully retained their Green Flag Award status for another year.


Major housing development approved, despite flooding concerns

Major housing development approved, despite flooding concerns

Major housing development approved, despite flooding concerns

17 July 2024

Plans for more than 309 homes on a former factory site have moved a step closer after the latest application was approved.

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Protesters call for full debate of controversial plans

Protesters call for full debate of controversial plans

Protesters call for full debate of controversial plans

16 July 2024

Dozens of residents have turned out to protest a council’s decision not to discuss controversial plans to build homes on green space.

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Estate agent pledges to plant thousands of trees to tackle climate change

Estate agent pledges to plant thousands of trees to tackle climate change

Estate agent pledges to plant thousands of trees to tackle climate change

16 July 2024

An estate agent has pledged to plant 25,000 trees to celebrate its anniversary.

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Could royal ‘monsters’ become re established on the mighty Trent?

Could royal ‘monsters’ become re established on the mighty Trent?

Could royal ‘monsters’ become re established on the mighty Trent?

14 July 2024

In his latest column Erin McDaid of the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust questions whether stugeon could be re-established on the River Trent.

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‘Flying ant day’ warning as millions of insects set to fill the skies

‘Flying ant day’ warning as millions of insects set to fill the skies

‘Flying ant day’ warning as millions of insects set to fill the skies

12 July 2024

The wet, windy, humid conditions may create the ideal conditions for ‘flying ant day’ with the natural phenomenon thought to be around the corner.


30 Days Wild Challenge – a perfect segue into a wild year

30 Days Wild Challenge – a perfect segue into a wild year

30 Days Wild Challenge – a perfect segue into a wild year

07 July 2024

The UK’s biggest nature challenge aimed to be a mass participation event designed to help people get closer to nature in their daily lives.


Trust among 60,000-strong march to parliament to demand nature’s restoration

Trust among 60,000-strong march to parliament to demand nature’s restoration

Trust among 60,000-strong march to parliament to demand nature’s restoration

03 July 2024

More than 60,000 people have marched for nature in London, including Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust.

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Legal bid launched before polls to tackle decline in wildlife

Legal bid launched before polls to tackle decline in wildlife

Legal bid launched before polls to tackle decline in wildlife

30 June 2024

In his latest column, Erin McDaid of the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust considers a potential judicial review of the government’s nature targets.

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13 people convicted of running illegal waste site

13 people convicted of running illegal waste site

13 people convicted of running illegal waste site

28 June 2024

Thirteen people have been convicted following an investigation by the Environment Agency into an illegal waste site.

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Wildlife crime education reaches 1,000 children

Wildlife crime education reaches 1,000 children

Wildlife crime education reaches 1,000 children

26 June 2024

Hundreds of schoolchildren have learnt all about rural and wildlife crime after taking part in a safety awareness event.


Consultation extended for One Earth solar farm plans

Consultation extended for One Earth solar farm plans

Consultation extended for One Earth solar farm plans

24 June 2024

Residents will now have more time to express their concerns and ask questions about solar farm plans after ongoing consultation has been extended.


Let’s not let the nature of election debate prevent us speaking up for nature

Let’s not let the nature of election debate prevent us speaking up for nature

Let’s not let the nature of election debate prevent us speaking up for nature

23 June 2024

In his latest column, Erin McDaid of Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust considers the importance of campaigning for nature ahead of the General Election.


'Stop The Engine' campaign backed to clean up air

'Stop The Engine' campaign backed to clean up air

'Stop The Engine' campaign backed to clean up air

21 June 2024

A council has backed a campaign encouraging drivers to do their part in cutting vehicle emissions and air pollution.


Liberal Democrats pledge £10m to tackle sewage dumping

Liberal Democrats pledge £10m to tackle sewage dumping

Liberal Democrats pledge £10m to tackle sewage dumping

20 June 2024

The Liberal Democrats have announced plans to crack down on sewage dumping and water pollution

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Solar farm tours try to address residents’ fears

Solar farm tours try to address residents’ fears

Solar farm tours try to address residents’ fears

20 June 2024

Developers behind plans for one of Britain’s biggest solar parks have held a series of tours for residents to find out more and raise concerns.

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Council hail success of ‘Great Big Green Week’

Council hail success of ‘Great Big Green Week’

Council hail success of ‘Great Big Green Week’

19 June 2024

A national environmental campaign has been hailed as a success following a week of events and initiatives across the district.


Music festival to be powered with solar energy

Music festival to be powered with solar energy

Music festival to be powered with solar energy

18 June 2024

Solar energy will be taking centre stage to help power a popular music festival in July.


Scheme offers chance to earn rewards for good sustainable behaviour

Scheme offers chance to earn rewards for good sustainable behaviour

Scheme offers chance to earn rewards for good sustainable behaviour

17 June 2024

Residents are being encouraged to sign up for an environmental scheme with the chance to receive rewards for taking part.


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