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Uttoxeter Biodiversity Plan partners Consultation

The Uttoxeter Nature Recovery Network (UNRN) are seeking support for implementation of it's Biodiversity Plan.

The document is Uttoxeter Town Council's three-year plan for promoting biodiversity in the Uttoxeter area and is being widely circulated to local organisations and individuals to inform them of UNRNs proposals, to seek their support for the actions outlined, and to invite them to contribute to the development of the detailed implementation plan which will deliver the action plans set out in the document.

The Globe Foundation announce expansion and funrdaising

It is with great pleasure that we would like to announce that Globe Eco Centre will be moving into Uttoxeter Town Centre, enabling the eco centre to grow our services drastically and be a great deal more accessible.  We have found a three storey building steeped in Uttoxeter heritage and in the heart of the town.

The new premises will mean we can create a vibrant community hub consisting of:

Veolia Environmental Trust

Application deadline: 3 September 2020

The Veolia Environmental Trust was set up in 1997 under the Landfill Communities Fund and awards monies derived from landfill tax to support a wide range of environmentally focused projects throughout England. Veolia has contributed more than £87 million which has been used to award more than 2,400 grants to a range of projects.

The Trust is a charity and an Environmental Body registered under the Landfill Tax Regulations established to protect, preserve and improve the environment for the benefit of the public.

Ashbourne Community Transport - WE NEED NEW TRUSTEES – CAN YOU HELP?

Ashbourne Community Transport (ACT) is a charity traditionally providing transport services for those unable to use or access normal public transport because of disability, age-related mobility issues or because, increasingly, no such services exist, such e.g. across Derbyshire and Staffordshire’s many rural areas.

We currently provide services in High Peak, Derbyshire Dales, Staffordshire Moorlands, South Derbyshire, East Staffordshire and parts of Amber Valley.

South Staffs Water introduce temporary tariff of Assure scheme for people affected by Covid-19 outbreak

South Staffs Water has introduced a temporary tariff of the Assure scheme for people affected by the Covid-19 outbreak (to identify this from Assure this is called Covid-19 Assure tariff) and who now find themselves on a low income as a result.

This is a temporary tariff providing a discount of 60% for 3 months and applicants can apply up to and including the 30th June 2020.