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Councils in Suffolk are working with environmental charity Hubbub to tackle the long-standing problem of food waste in the region.

The team at the region’s AONBs wants to encourage development in harmony with our finest countryside, and has commissioned a colour guide based on the hues and tones of the area.

Rising sea levels, shifting coastlines and drier summers all expected to impact the region into the future.

Short film - featuring moonwalking hedgehogs and bathing owls - is a reminder to think of wildlife this Christmas, says the Trust.

Barnes Construction has had some success in encouraging young women to consider a career in the construction sector.

The East Anglian Planning and Biodiversity Seminar sought to share the latest thinking around building design and planning that conserves natural assets and promotes healthy living.

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

The lack of measures to tackle society’s biggest environmental challenges in this week’s Budget announcement has been described as “deeply worrying’ by environmentalists from the region.

Geography education needs to be made a priority, so people have a greater understanding of the implications of climate change and sea level rises, broadcaster and writer Nicholas Crane has told a conference in Suffolk

The company responsible for the construction of the East Anglia ONE wind farm off the coast of Suffolk, ScottishPower, has announced it has shifted completely from coal and gas generation to wind power.

The head of a family-owned Suffolk butchers, which has bucked the trend of independent butchers closing by opening a new outlet in Essex earlier this year, has shared the recipe of the business’ success.

It’s “crucial” people understand sea levels will rise along the East Anglian coast, says flooding expert at Suffolk conference.

The organiser of the Great British Beach Clean in Suffolk says she estimates a record number of people turned out to remove rubbish from the county’s beaches during this year’s event.

Wildlife enthusiasts from East Anglia are being asked to take part in a national study of tawny owls, so experts can get a better idea of the bird’s population and how factors such as urbanisation and light pollution are affecting this night-time hunter.

The first co-hort of students on the University of Suffolk’s new Wildlife, Ecology, and Conservation Science BSc degree course commenced their studies earlier this month.

Is it a boat? Is it a float? No, it’s a Seabin and it is helping reduce plastic pollution at Ipswich Waterfront.

Co-op Secure Response has already more than doubled its turnover for the whole of last year.

How has this year’s unpredictable weather affected butterfly populations in the county?

Butterfly Conservation and English Heritage want people to spot and record butterflies they see at the heritage charity’s castles as part of this year’s Big Butterfly Count.

East of England councils are being urged to do more to help Britain’s bees and other pollinators – such as cutting areas of grass less often in parks and roadside verges to allow wild flowers to grow.

This year’s Suffolk Walking Festival helped to contribute over £170,000 to the local economy, organisers have said.

Phanuel Mutumburi at the Ipswich and Suffolk Council for Racial Equality is well-placed to describe the experience of black. Asian, and minority ethnic people who want to set up businesses in the county. Ross Bentley met him to find out more about his work and an exciting project to revamp Norwich Road in Ipswich.

The National Trust is on a mission to find and purchase land to help wildlife. Ross Bentley met East of England regional director Paul Forecast to discover more about these ambitious plans.

Suffolk Wildlife Trust’s public appeal to raise £1million to help create wildness as far as the eye can see at Carlton Marshes near Lowestoft has hit its target.

A national initiative that aims to reduce single-use water bottles by encouraging businesses to advertise that they are happy for people to fill-up their reusable bottle at their premises has come to Suffolk.

The number of residential properties and community buildings with solar photovoltaic (PV) panels has rocketed over the past decade but in recent years the rate of adoption has slowed.

Events are being held in Suffolk to mark Swift Awareness Week, which starts this Saturday.

Ipswich sixth form college, One, went all out to cut back on single-use plastics this week by backing a global environmental campaign.

Law firm Birketts took full occupancy of its new offices in Ipswich today.

With warm weather forecast for the bank holiday, Regan Harris from Anglian Water offers some water saving tips for those tending their garden this weekend.

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