Princess of Wales Hospital in Ely granted outline Planning Permission

I am absolutely delighted that yesterday East Cambs District Council's Planning Committee granted outline planning permission for the redevelopment of the Princess of Wales Hospital in Ely. This is a long awaited and hard fought for milestone in this project which the residents of East Cambridgeshire need and deserve.

I want to thank Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust for the incredibly comprehensive planning application and consultation process - delivered in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic, I take my hat off to them for what they did and how they did it.

Growing trees in your garden

There’s not much I love more than being outside! And one of my favourite places to spend time is at the woods, in amongst some of the UK’s 1.39 million hectares of woodland area.

Trees play a huge role in the everyday lives of people and animals. They keep our air clean, provide us with renewable materials and offer food and shelter to all sorts of animals and insects.

But what if I told you that your garden could be just as much of a helpful haven as the local woods? Let me show you how to plant the trees we all need in your very own back garden.

Five steps to reduce your carbon footprint

I’m back with another blog and this time, I’ll be telling you all about the ways you can reduce your carbon footprint! We have joined more than 200 councils across the UK in declaring a climate emergency which means we are all making plans and taking steps to reduce carbon emissions and become carbon neutral. Everybody has a carbon footprint and there are small steps you can take reduce yours. I’ve put together five ideas to help get you started!

All you need to know about hedgehog hibernation

It’s nearly time for our hedgehog friends to go into hibernation for the winter. That means that they’ll find somewhere cosy to settle down and ‘sleep’ away the cold months! Even when hedgehogs are supposed to be hibernating, there are still things we can do to lend a helping hand. In her blog, Hester the Hedgehog tells you all about hibernation and what you can do to help.  

What is hibernation for hedgehogs?


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