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This week it’s National Allotments Week and the theme for 2023 is recognizing the importance of gardening with nature in mind.
Following on fast from World Environment Day comes a whole week of celebrating UK community action to tackle climate change and protect nature.
As we reach the 50th World Environment Day, Margaret Enstone looks at what we can all do to help fight plastic pollution
Going Green Together is a pilot scheme from VONNE, funded by the National Lottery Community Find and County Durham Community Foundation, to support the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector across the region towards Net Zero.
Earth Day is an annual global event to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Corporate Training Officer, Eleanor Walker, will be celebrating her birthday on this year's Earth Day.
The first Sustainable Darlington event takes place on 2 & 3 June. Alex Nicholson, the Council’s Town Centre Partnerships and Events Manager, talks about what you might expect to see at the event.
Emma Atkinson, Jess Knowles and Debbie Atkinson run Something Old, Something New Sustainable Bridal Wear Ltd at 7/8 Houndgate Mews. Here they discuss how they can help you make your wedding more sustainable.
In National Tree Week, Darlington Forest Project shares how their passion for trees is helping Darlington's air quality, biodiversity and carbon emissions.
Joseph Baggaley owns and runs Earth Warriors on Skinnergate. Here he explains what Plastic Free July is and why he thinks reducing the amount of plastic we use is so important.
On World Environment Day, Margaret Enstone is going to be enjoying Darlington's green spaces.
Georgia Goncalves explains the support available for voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations as they develop their climate change plans.
On Global Recycling Day, Chelsea Johnson of Darlington Cares explains how the School Uniform Exchange works.
Take part in this year's survey of garden birds and learn how to attract them to your garden.
Margaret and Emma from the Climate Change Team share some tips on how to make your Christmas more sustainable.
On Fuel Poverty Day, Gemma Poppleton, Private Sector Housing Officer explains what fuel poverty is and where residents can get the help they need.
Emma Moore, Climate Change Officer shares her love of gardening and the impacts of climate change.
Margaret Enstone, Sustainability and Climate Change Lead Officer talks about what books mean to her.
Cllr Heather Scott, Leader of Darlington Borough Council, introduces our new sustainability and climate change blogs