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Image montage of attendees and speakers at the Big Green Business Event

Success at Big Green Business Event!

Wednesday 12 June 2024 3.20pm

Herefordshire Council and Herefordshire Means Business hosted a sold-out business networking breakfast earlier this week, at the Shell Store on Skylon Park, as part of Greener Footprints Week. Some 100 delegates from a broad range of Herefordshire or…

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Greener Footprints Week 8-16th June 2024

Greener Footprint Week is here!

Friday 7 June 2024 9.37am

This year, Greener Footprints is again taking part in the Great Big Green Week with events, a competition, and other opportunities for you to engage with. The theme of the week is ‘swapping for good’ – can you make a swap to help the climate and nat…

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Pond dipping delight at Bosbury Primary School

Tuesday 21 May 2024 11.55am

Tadpoles, Dragonfly and Water Boatman – a school pond, and new equipment, offers students at Bosbury Primary School the chance to see a wonderful array of wildlife up close. In late April, officers in the Sustainability and Climate Change team at H…

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The Big Green Business Event shell Store Skylon park

Big Green Business Event

Friday 10 May 2024 12.12pm

The Herefordshire Means Business (HMBiz) Team are hosting a Big Green Business Event, in partnership with Herefordshire Council's Greener Footprints initiative on Tuesday 11 June at the Shell Store, Skylon Park, Hereford from 8am to 12pm. The event…

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Farm Carbon Workshop: Learn how to weatherpproof your farm 23 april 2024 9am-1.30pm at broockhampton village hall HR1 4SG

Farm Carbon Workshop: Learn how to weatherproof your farm

Wednesday 17 April 2024 3.02pm

Herefordshire Council are delighted to be partnering with 4R Reassurance to deliver a farm carbon workshop, featuring regenerative agricultural consultancy Neils Corfield, focusing on grazing and mixed farming operations. The changing climate is cre…

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Greener Footprints Herefordshire Sandwich Sessions - lunchtime webinars for business

Greener Footprints Sandwich Session Webinar Series kicks off

Friday 22 March 2024 1.06pm

Yesterday, 21.03.24, saw the new series of mini webinars through the Greener Footprints initiative – known as Sandwich Sessions – kick off with an insight into Electric Vehicle Charging in Herefordshire. The session included information on EV chargi…

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Webinar - forging a path to net zero and nature rich, herefordshire climate and nature partnership board, recording now available to watch

HCNP board webinar - Your questions answered

Tuesday 12 March 2024 10.36am

On the 29th February, Herefordshire council, Herefordshire Green Network and members of the Herefordshire Climate and Nature Partnership (HCNP) Board came together to deliver a Webinar, sharing an insight into the achievements, activities and plans o…

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Upcoming webinar - HCNP board and Herefordshire council

Wednesday 14 February 2024 10.31am

Herefordshire Climate and Nature Partnership Board was set up just over two years ago as a key part of Herefordshire Council's mission to deliver a net zero and nature-rich county. What has it been up to? Join us to gather an insight into the achiev…

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A group of 5 students stand behind a banner of images and text discouraging plastic use and encouraging re-usable bottles

Whitecross High School says no to single-use plastic

Thursday 1 February 2024 2.08pm

Whitecross High School is putting an end to single-use plastic bottles. At Whitecross High School, a passionate, student-led eco team has been on a mission to reduce plastic waste within the school. Last year, their dedication took a bold turn when…

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