Sunshine and Showers

Sunshine and Showers

max temp: 7°C

min temp: -0°C

Search

Environment news

15 minutes ago

It was announced today that a further consultation will be held into the Sizewell C project in the new year. Ahead of this next step we lay out all the things you need to know about the project and its potential impact on the local area.

Queen’s Swan Marker says the trend towards not feeding swans bread has led to underweight birds.

EDF Energy has announced the launch date for the third stage of the public consultation for a new nuclear power station on the Suffolk coast, Sizewell C.

Energy bosses are facing growing pressure to rethink plans for a substation in a Suffolk beauty spot – after the site’s owner raised a “technical objection” to its use.

Are plans to build a huge substation in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty setting a dangerous precedent? Sheena Grant speaks to campaigners fighting to protect the Suffolk Sandlings.

TV naturalist Chris Packham has called on energy bosses to “work harder” to avoid building a massive substation in a “beautiful” Suffolk habitat.

Standing ovation for naturalist after he gives talk at Snape Maltings

A ground-breaking ceremony was held at Harwich International Port today to mark the start of construction of the £10 million operations & maintenance (O&M) base for Galloper Offshore Wind Farm.

Authorities in Suffolk have spent £640,000 having to clean up five years of illegally dumped rubbish – an average £47 for every case of fly-tipping from 2012 and 2017.

Ipswich council is hoping to find out what people think of the air quality in their area of town as it tries to update its environmental strategy.

A man has shared pictures of vast fly-tipping on the pavement outside his Ipswich flat.

A 30-acre substation would be “extremely challenging” to develop in a Suffolk beauty spot without harming the protected landscape, a leaked report said.

Sheep and cattle farming in the UK should be cut by between a fifth and a half to help tackle climate change, a committee led by Suffolk’s Lord Deben says.

Alder, black poplar and crack willow to be planted along riverside

The sea wall of an island off the coast of Suffolk is being lowered by almost half a metre to prevent it flooding in stormy weather.

Three Suffolk councils are throwing their weight behind plans for a controversial new electricity substation to be sited in an AONB – as it is the “lesser of two evils”.

This was the moment a miraculous double rainbow appeared over an Ipswich school.

A pigeon cull on Ipswich Waterfront has been suspended following plans from protestors to “disrupt” the event.

Public vote now open for this year’s Suffolk Wildlife Trust Wildlife Photography Competition.

A petition has called on Ipswich’s MP and the Prime Minister to intervene on plans for a pigeon cull on the town’s Waterfront.

Ownership of plug-in and ultra low emission vehicles has doubled across Suffolk in the last two years – but the figure remains a fraction of overall registrations.

An east Suffolk village deemed to have special historic and architectural significance has been given Conservation Area status to help protect its future.

University team is “working 18-hour days” to find out cause of spate of hare deaths.

A cull of deer has been carried out by the National Trust on a prestigious Suffolk estate near Bury St Edmunds.

Two men were arrested on suspicion of drug driving during a crackdown on lorries and vehicles suspected of transporting dangerous goods at Ipswich’s Copdock Interchange.

This huge image of a horse, spanning more than 200 metres, has appeared in a secluded field on the Norfolk-Suffolk to remember the role that animals played in the First World War.

A cull of pigeons is to be carried out on Ipswich Waterfront for public safety reasons.

The Labour group at Babergh District Council has launched the Keep Babergh Tidy campaign to tackle littering, encourage recycling and urge other green measures.

Wines of the region can vie with the best in the world, Suffolk vineyard owners said as a report into England’s vine growing potential was released.

The best place to grow grapes for the world’s top tipples may soon be parts of East Anglia rather than the great wine regions of France, according to a new report.

Members of the Nature Friendly Farming Network (NFFN) protested outside Parliament last week to demand that the Government prioritises nature friendly farming in the forthcoming Agriculture Bill.

Treatment wetlands clean water naturally and provide valuable habitat for wildlife, says company.

If you want someone to put the current concerns about coastal erosion into a geological perspective, then writer Nicholas Crane can do it as eloquently as anybody.

Concerns have been raised over plans to increase the subscription for garden waste collection in West Suffolk, with fears that homes could be hit with more frequent price hikes.

An ambitious legacy project has seen trees planted for future generations to enjoy as part of a network of forest conservation initiatives to mark the Queen’s lifetime of service to the Commonwealth.

Most read

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24