Tag: Friends of the Earth

Eastleigh Farms to lose £1.6m of EU cash

Environmental charity Friends of the Earth have warned that £1.6m of EU green farming subsidies in Eastleigh could be lost after the  general election unless the next government acts. The campaigners say the money is currently going to local farms under Environmental Stewardship funding agreements and that the cash is vital for both farmers and the…

Eastleigh nature walk plots bee-friendly areas

A commitment to help tackle and raise awareness of the decline in bee numbers nationally was applauded on Wednesday by a team from Friends of the Earth as part of an organised expedition around Eastleigh and Southampton. Walkers from the environment charity will be mapping out and discovering habitat, as part of new campaign to…

Stay Out of Town!

A Hedge End town councillor has warned car drivers to stay away from Eastleigh town centre or pay the price. Speaking at a public meeting organised by Southampton and Eastleigh Friends of the Earth, Eastleigh’s cabinet Minister for Environment Louise Bloom claimed that parking controls were part of the councils strategy to reduce local carbon…