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    • Wildflowers in Adur and worthing

      Wildflowers to be planted across Adur & Worthing

      As part of a commitment to promoting sustainability and biodiversity while making the best use of open spaces, Adur & Worthing Councils is embarking on a widespread programme of seed scattering.   Where The Wild Flowers Grow will see parks staff work with community groups and residents to scatter seeds in carefully cultivated areas.   Councillor Emma Evans, Adur District Council’s Executive Member for Environment, said: “I’m delighted once again to announce that we will be creating this colourful display on sites across the whole of Adur. With the help of communities across our area, a little bit of endeavour…

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    • Bee Corridor

      Brent Council are creating a bee corridor

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    • Birmingham City Council

      Birmingham City Council unveils 2019 RHS Chelsea Flower Show garden

      Birmingham City Council’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show entry for 2019 celebrates a year of clean and green community action.   The council is working in partnership with Baroness Floella Benjamin and sponsored by Veolia. The garden will feature in the show’s Discovery Zone. It has been designed to educate, question and explore our environment and the contribution made by volunteers to sustain and improve it. This will be achieved through four key themes: air quality, water conservation, reducing waste and community involvement.   Central to the display is a three meter head, comprised of more than 3000 tubes, which will…

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    • verges

      New grass verge scheme is the bees knees

      Grass verges across Rochdale are going to look a bit different this summer as a scheme set to boost bees, butterflies and small insects gets under way.   This year, 15 sites across the borough have been chosen as part of a scheme to host pollinator friendly informal flowering lawns or clover verges. Chosen sites include Bury and Rochdale Old Road, Sandy Lane and Hollingworth Road.   The days of manicured grass verges are coming to an end but the less formal replacement provides a host of benefits to a wide range of wildlife.   Like wildflower meadows, informal flowering…

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    • Elm trees planted across Adur to attract endangered butterfly

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