At a University of Exeter event in Penryn, Cornwall today an audience that included government policy makers, local businesses, community organisations and campaigners discussed how the south-west can lead the way on transforming our approach to plastics.
MPs from the Conservative Environment Network (CEN) Caucus have today welcomed the Environment Secretary Michael Gove's speech at Kew Gardens outlining his vision for future action on ocean conservation, action to tackle air quality, and leadership on climate change both at home and abroad.
Sarah Newton MP has supported the launch of a new environmental manifesto that explores new policy ideas to address climate change and biodiversity loss. Sarah is a member of the Conservative Environment Network (CEN) MP's caucus, and has signed the manifesto's declaration.
Cornish Charity, Sensory Trust, has recently been commissioned by the Department for the Environment, Farming, Fishing and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) to create a Year of Green Action garden at Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival.
A group of local representatives have begun to set out their vision for the new development to be built west of Truro and how it will also meet the needs of the residents of Threemilestone and Gloweth.
The local community are invited to join Evelyn Boscawen, son of Viscount Falmouth, Sarah Newton MP, Cllr Mike Eathorne-Gibbons and parish council representatives for a formal opening of the new play equipment at Tresillian Playing Field on 30th June from 12pm.
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