Wilbarston Parish Council

Serving the people of Wilbarston

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Clerk: Mrs Becky Jones
1 Castle Road, Wellingborough
Northamptonshire NN8 1LL

Tel: 01933 273028

Tags: Climate Emergency

20 actions parish councils can take on the climate and nature emergency

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report published recently makes for sober reading. It is easy to feel overwhelmed and to think that there is nothing that parish and town councils can do to protect the environment and make a positive contribution to climate change, but quite the opposite is true! Indeed, parish and town councils have a legal duty under the Natural Environment &... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 11:56 by Becky Jones

Tags: Climate Change, Climate Emergency, Enviroment

90% of residents support increased biodiversity

It comes as nine out of ten councils have declared a climate emergency.

In a poll conducted by the Local Government Association (LGA), 94% of residents want to see increased biodiversity in their area, including the planting of trees and protection of green spaces.

The survey found that encouraging people to be more eco-friendly through recycling and less plastic use, as well as increasing the use of... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 21:21 by Becky Jones

Tags: Biodiversity, Climate Emergency, Wildflowers