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East Cambridgeshire

Recycling success for East Cambridgeshire

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Reference:  Date:  Fri, 03/26/2021 East Cambridgeshire District Council is celebrating the recycling and waste reduction efforts of its residents which has seen the district move from 38th to 27th out of 341 local authorities across the country.   Annual data, which reviews recycling in local authority areas, is published by the Department for Environment, Food…

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Deadline nears for contributions to Council carbon crackdown

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Reference:  Date:  Mon, 02/22/2021 East Cambridgeshire District Council is urging all residents to submit their suggestions to help the council reach net zero carbon emissions before their February 28th deadline. The Ideas Forum, which is the place where residents can submit their comments, has reopened to collect suggestions ahead of the formation of the Council’s…

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Council continues to take strides towards net zero carbon emissions

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Reference:  Date:  Thu, 02/11/2021 East Cambridgeshire District Council’s commitment to reaching net zero carbon emissions has been illustrated by the green goals it has reached this year. Following the declaration of a climate emergency, the Council created an Environment and Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan which set out the authority’s top 20 actions for tackling…

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East Cambs adopts new climate change SPD

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Reference:  Date:  Tue, 01/26/2021   East Cambridgeshire District Council added another piece to its armoury to help safeguard the district’s environment by adopting its new Climate Change Supplementary Planning Document (SPD). The implementation follows a unanimous vote by members at the council’s Finance and Assets Committee to formally adopt the Climate Change SPD. Now that…

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Council relaunches Ideas Forum for residents ahead of next Climate Change Action Plan

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Date:  Wed, 01/06/2021 East Cambridgeshire District Council is relaunching its Ideas Forum to give residents an opportunity to submit their thoughts on how the council could reduce their carbon emissions and boost the natural environment. The relaunch allows residents to submit their ideas ahead of the creation of the council’s second annual Climate Change Action…

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MPs both oppose proposals for 2,700-acre solar farm

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Two MPs joined forces to oppose plans for a solar farm on a 2,700-acre site on the Cambridgeshire and Suffolk border.

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Last few days to have your say on Climate Change SPD Consultation

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Date:  Thu, 11/19/2020   We are asking residents, businesses and organisations to have their say in the final days of its Climate Change Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) consultation.    The consultation, which commenced on 13th October, is due to close on Monday 23rd November.    The Climate Change SPD aims to help the planning system…

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Council leader assures ‘strides are being made’ to tackle climate change locally following Extinction Rebellion protest

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Council leader Anna Bailey says progress is being made to tackle climate change locally after Ely Extinction Rebellion held a socially distanced protest outside the authority’s offices.

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Climate Change SPD consultation – have your say

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Date:  Fri, 10/16/2020 East Cambridgeshire District Council’s Climate Change Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) is now open for comments from its residents, businesses and organisations within in the district. It follows a unanimous vote by members at the Finance and Assets Committee, who voted in favour of the Climate Change SPD going to public consultation for…

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East Cambs councillors take next steps to achieving net zero carbon emissions with contract switch

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Councillors have taken the next steps towards achieving net zero carbon emissions by switching council buildings and car parks to a renewable energy scheme.

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