Environment and sustainability
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Environment and sustainability news
Fast charging points for electric vehicles have been installed at a St Albans car park to help motorists switch from fossil fuels.
Councillors have proposed a number of actions in a bid to reduce harmful emissions associated with London Luton Airport and halt its further expansion.
The annual Schools in Bloom contest for St Albans District was able to go ahead despite the COVID-19 pandemic with the winners having now been chosen.
The ownership of Rothamsted Park is scheduled to be transferred to Harpenden Town Council (HTC) in January next year.
Residents in St Albans District concerned about air pollution levels are urged to sign up to a free alerts service.
A national campaign aimed at creating more locally generated renewable electricity is being supported by St Albans City and District Council.
More than 100 actions are to be taken to tackle the climate emergency and make St Albans District carbon neutral by the end of the decade.
Residents in St Albans District are encouraged to apply for grants to plant trees in their neighbourhood.
Work to level an events area in Harpenden’s Rothamsted Park with spoil from the nearby leisure centre development has begun.
A path through an ancient woodland in St Albans District has been surfaced to create an all-weather trail.
A major tree planting programme for the St Albans District is to be developed – with residents and community groups being asked to help out.
Verulamium Park, Clarence Park, Bricket Wood Common, Sopwell Nunnery, and Hatfield Road Cemetery have all been recognised as among the very best parks and green spaces in the country.
A bid to finance more tree planting in St Albans District is to be made to a multimillion-pound nationwide scheme.
Residents have a chance to question the experts about exciting plans to revitalise the River Ver as it flows through the centre of St Albans.
A long-term project to improve the Alban Way, a route used by walkers, cyclists and horse riders linking St Albans to Hatfield, has come to fruition.
Alternative routes for aircraft using London Luton Airport must be considered to reduce excessive noise over the St Albans District.