Ipswich Borough Council plants trees after reducing paper footprint of its council tax bills

After almost 6,000 residents signed up for paperless billing, the local authority planted 60 trees in four parks

New £67.4m Ipswich tidal flood defence barrier opened

More than 1,600 homes and 400 businesses are to be protected from flood risks associated with climate change

70% wind applications receive consent

Despite calls for planning laws to be relaxed to encourage more installations of renewable technologies, 70% of applications for onshore wind receive consent according to research from think tank the Renewable Energy Foundation. Dr John Constable, Director of REF said: “The government’s own data shows that in spite of unpopularity and known problems, such as […]