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By Freccia Benn – (3 min read)
At a time when many councils face unprecedented cuts to budgets, serious decisions have to be taken on how remaining funds should be allocated. According to the Local Government Association, even impending increases in council tax will not cover the expected shortfall, and waste management teams are being tasked with maintaining service levels on reduced budgets. All eyes are turned, then to a local authority in Wales which has bucked the trend with a scheme that promises significantly higher recycling rates alongside major budget savings.
By Travis Benn – (2 min read)
Earlier in the year, a community in south Cumbria pooled their finances together and bought a wind farm. It’s thought to be the first wind farm to transfer from a commercial developer to community ownership. The site sits next to the first community-owned wind farm and joins the growing list of community-based renewable projects. Will the recent subsidies cut stem the tide or are there opportunities here that landowners can tap into?
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