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Climate and Ecology

              Withyham Parish Council – Climate and Nature

 

What We Are Doing:

 

              Changing Our Methods

 

                  Wildlife Projects

 

              Working With Others

What You Can Do:

 

                   Carbon Calculating

 

                   Citizen Scientists

 

                Gardening for Nature

Resources

Air Pollution

Get a free Air Quality report for your address: www.addresspollution.org.

The Climate Coalition

The Climate Coalition is a collaboration between lots of well known groups across the UK coming together to take action on the climate and nature crises.

Energy Advice and Changes

The Centre for Sustainable Energy has lots of useful guides, resources and tips for improving energy efficiency and reducing heat loss in homes. You will find information about all sorts of energy related matters in their online library of resources at the Centre for Sustainable Energy website. You can also call on 0800 082 2234 to speak with someone from their team.

The Energy Saving Trust has lots of resources, with a specific section on reducing home heat loss including wall, floor and loft insulation, draft proofing, windows and doors as well as pipes and radiators, along with more general energy advice.

Local Food

Wealden District Council’s Healthy Wealden has a list of local markets in the district.

Local Nature Recovery Strategy

East Sussex is part of the Sussex Nature Partnership which is creating the Sussex Local Nature Recovery Strategy, more information about this project can be found on the Sussex Local Nature Partnership website.

Recycling

Wealden District Council have created a handy online tool for working out how best to recycle – find out how and where to recycle your items on their website.

Transport

In addition to local bus services, there are 2 door to door transport options providers which offer journeys within the parish:

Wealdlink

Wealdlink operates weekly door-to-door shopping services to Crowborough.

A Weekly Friday service to Crowborough (Waitrose – Morrisons – Lidl) from: Forest Row, Coleman’s Hatch, Hartfield, Withyham, Groombridge and Crowborough.

Fare for this service is £6.00 return. for more information Call 01892 771332 or visit the Wealdlink website.

Flexibus

Flexibus is run by East Sussex county Council in more rural areas of the county where traditional bus services don’t quite reach, FlexiBus provides a link to key transport hubs such as train and bus stations, supermarkets and shopping centres and other key places of interest. It operates exclusively for places not served by a regular bus service.

Services run 7am to 7pm, Monday to Saturday (not Sundays or Bank holidays).

Bookings can be made by Smartphone, via the Ride Pingo app or by telephone to our call centre – 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. At busy times, you can leave a voicemail message and someone will call you back during those hours. You can book a FlexiBus ride up to 30 minutes before you want to travel and up to 7 days in advance.

Trees

The Woodland Trust are undertaking an Ancient Tree Inventory, you can find out how to be part of the project on the Ancient Tree Inventory section of their website.

Wealden District Council are responsible for planning in the local area, and through them you can apply to register trees to be protected, with a Tree Preservation Order. Find out more about this process on the Wealden District Council website.

Wealden District Council

Wealden District Council has set up a Climate Change Hub on the Let’s Talk section of their website, with all kinds of information, resources, surveys and ways to get involved.