A quick round-up of projects and schemes that have been given the go-ahead, or awarded funding lately including workspace centres in Penzance, Liskeard and Hayle, renewables generation and community centre expansion near Truro, and 14 small green schemes across Cornwall.
Two environment-related consultations from Cornwall Council, plus a good news story on the Camel River, and a new Mining World Heritage Site website.
Green update, recognising 2 VCSE organisations in the Cornwall Sustainability Awards, plus Cornwall Council’s green newsletter.
Get your wellies on and take part in the Autumn Seed Search, to grow trees for the Forest for Cornwall. A great activity for Winter Workforce Wellbeing as well!
Find out about the new Green Homes Grants for residential property owners, banning plastic straws, a new standard for biodegradable plastic, and families becoming greener in lockdown.
Cornwall’s Director of Public Health has published her annual report, focussing on Planetary Health.
Three recently published reports show that nature conservation and environmental protection have a long way to go, to protect endangered species and habitats.
Cornwall Council is offering match funding through Crowdfunder for projects in local communities which tackle the Climate Emergency. What can you do near you?
Cornwall Council’s Making Space for Nature programme is bringing green to towns across Cornwall. Find out what’s happening near you.
For a list of free or low-cost activities to do this summer, visit @TFFCornwall or click here & download their free booklet. Families living in Cornwall can apply for funding. Get outside and meet new people.
Fight climate change by planting trees – and get hold of trees and funding for tree-planting via a helpful list provided by Cornwall Council.
Funding resources – creating entrepreneurs in S & E Cornwall, for children, homeless, equine and animal welfare, suicide prevention, innovative community projects and around human rights.
New funding – for COVID-19-related welfare support (with short deadlines), and others around welfare, support for vulnerable groups, and heritage preservation. Plus Future for Nature competition.
Non-covid-related funding opportunities for organisations working with people with disabilities, housing, planting trees, and rehoming pets
The Sensory Trust have a variety of activities on their website to help people connect to nature and support their mental health and wellbeing.
Good news for the environment – new EU rules will make it necessary for manufacturers to make goods repairable, and longer lasting.
Action was the buzz word when over 35 organisations from all sectors met at Treverbyn Community Hall to discuss climate change and the steps we can all take now.
Use it or Lose it – the warning to help find ‘lost’ footpaths, before the right to walk on them is lost. Time to get out your walking-boots and magnifying glasses!
Cornwall Council has approved a budget that will improve social care provision, as well as climate change plans, rural transport, and waste, and introduce a Real Living Wage for Council staff.
March awareness raising: Cancer and other health conditions, Fair Trade, inequality, debt, family safety, St Piran, World Book Day, women, stopping smoking, forests, single parents, and more!