That little bit of atmosphere is all we've got Flash floods in Ludlow Vapour trails over the isle of Annet in Scilly on an otherwise cloudless day Our duck race team Our very own Forest Garden All Electric: 0 to 60 in 3.7 seconds, Range 200+ miles Top Speed 120 New generation Electric Cars 100 mile range The Duck Races - in May every year Electric Bikes - Healthy and good for our hills MP Philip Dunne racing by pedal power
The moment  flash floods in Ludlow took away a bridge and a house

Shropshire Prepares for Climate Change Disasters

Whilst many in Shropshire - even the odd MP in the north of the county - deny it's happening, Shropshire's  community, health and emergency services are preparing themselves for the worst of climate change.  The biggest disaster will be when - not if - the Ironbridge Gorge collapses into the Severn, but other issues associated with ...

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A Message to All Those Who Oppose Solar Farms and Other Renewables

WE WERE WRONG. Global warming is actually worse than we thought AND IT NOW THREATENS ALL LIFE ON THIS PLANET. Take a look at this short video and ask yourself which is more important; your view, or the future of life on earth.  We are the first generation to realise what is happening - and the last ...

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Let the People Decide!

Nissan Wins By a Single Seat in Electric Car Showdown!!

In the big Electric Car showdown in Stretton, the winner was the Nissan Leaf - by a single seat! It was another fun day at Stretton's second Electric Car Event, with the Co-op car park filled with whisper quiet vehicles and no emissions to be smelt as the public browsed Electric and Hybrid vehicles from Nissan, Toyota, Renault, Vauxhall ...

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Another electric car about to arrive in the Strettons.

Well, it’s been 8 months since my new, electric car, the BMW i3 Rex was ordered – does it really take that long for most other vehicles to be delivered? In fact such has been the popularity of BMW’s first electric car, they have doubled production to stop the order book getting even longer. I’ve ...

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We Support Acton Scott Solar Farm

Stretton Climate Care supports the proposed Solar Farm at Henley near Acton Scott. In principle we believe this and similar schemes are vital to expand the development of renewable energy in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions which are contributing to climate change. The Acton Scott proposal has been carefully drawn up and the accompanying landscape assessment ...

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