Category: Environment

Southampton Airport unveils new green initiative

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Southampton Airport has launched the implementation of Fixed Electrical Ground Power (FEGP) units, as part of it’s commitment to become carbon neutral by 2030. Councillor Rupert Kyrle, Eastleigh Borough Council Cabinet Member for the Environment was invited to see new units in operation “The launch of the new Fixed Electrical Ground Power system is really great…

Where to recycle your Christmas tree

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Real Christmas Trees can be recycled at a number of collection point between 2-14 January at the following sites: Brambridge Garden Centre, Brambridge Lakeside Country Park, Eastleigh Haskins Garden Centre, West End Woodhouse Lane Car Park, Hedge End Mortimer Road Car Park, Botley Hound Parish Hall, Woolston Road, Netley Household Waste and Recycling Centre –…

Crescent pupils raise hedgehog awareness

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Crescent Primary School pupils have been presented with awards by the Mayor for the best posters in a hedgehog awareness poster competition. “Is your garden Hog Happy?” is an Itchen Valley Country Park campaign to support Hedgehog Street, the national partnership between the British Hedgehog Preservation Society and People’s Trust for Endangered Species to support…

Eastleigh council set to declare climate emergency

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Eastleigh Borough Council look set to become the latest local authority declare a climate emergency in response to the report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) which has led the Government to pledge that the UK will cut Greenhouse gas emissions to almost zero by 2050. Last week Hampshire County Council’s ruling cabinet declared…

More vehicle charging points for Hampshire

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Electric cars are sparking a green revolution in Hampshire   Hampshire County Council is speeding ahead with its roll-out of electric vehicle charging points, to help residents and visitors get plugged in. There were 55% more electric cars registered in Hampshire last year compared to the previous year. The latest Department for Transport statistics show…