#LitterlessCornwall

Cornwall Council has launched a campaign to make Cornwall Litter-free, calling on residents and visitors to take their rubbish home with them, rather than allowing it to mar the landscape. People are being asked to pledge to keep Cornwall beautiful, and leave only...

Funding for community schemes, women’s rights, sports clubs and youth social action

Funding for community schemes near landfill sites, for women’s rights and support, sports clubs, and youth social action Sita Cornwall Trust Deadline 27 July, for grants up to £35,000, for charitable organisations. Successful applicants will receive the full amount of...

Environment update

There has been a lot of positive news regarding the environment recently, with more and more local areas and businesses getting on board with the idea that single use plastics are a bad thing. Plastic straws McDonald’s recently agreed to ditch plastic straws, of...

Plastic Free Cornwall

Plastic Free Cornwall is gaining momentum, with a commitment from Cornwall Council to go plastic free by 2020. The scheme was originated by Surfers Against Sewage, and has already resulted in Penzance becoming the first Plastic Free town in the UK.  Surfers Against...

ReFill Cornwall

ReFill Cornwall is an exciting community-focussed practical scheme focussing on keeping some of the world’s most beautiful beaches plastic-free. The idea is to reduce the use of single-use plastic bottles, which create waste that lingers in the eco-system,...

Plastic Free Penzance

Penzance has become the first place in the UK to gain the new ‘Plastic Free Coastlines’ status. The group, Plastic Free Penzance, has been working hard to raise awareness about the impact of pollution on our coastline.You can find out more about Plastic...

Charities’ grants for education, the arts, disabilities, housing and historic buildings

Applications for the Sylvia Waddilove Foundation’s next round of grant awards to charities close on 30 September 2017. Applications are invited under the following categories: 1 – Education, particularly organic farming, animal husbandry, veterinary science, animal...