A town council in West Norfolk has announced a New Year’s resolution which will see it go plastic free this year.
The Rotary Club of Swaffham has arranged a whole host of events to mark its 50th anniversary, and the planting rounds off their programme of events.
West Norfolk Council has been in discussions with bidders regarding a new waste contract for the area.
Residents are having to travel roughly 30 miles in order to use a waste and recycling site due to a new council policy.
Coastal residents have reacted to a West Norfolk councillor dismissing potential flooding issues as “their choice” to live there.
Tree saplings were handed out to every councillor as a motion to incorporate tree planting into West Norfolk plans was passed.
A West Norfolk councillor has defended the council’s decision not to declare a climate emergency.
Councillors voted against the creation of onshore wind farms after being described as “noisy” and a “threat to birds”.
Councillors have voted to adopt a “groundbreaking” new green policy, which will see the authority aim to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2030.
West Norfolk people have completed a week-long hunger strike in order to raise awareness of climate change issues.
Four campaigners are refusing food in what they say is a "last resort" move to force action on climate change.