Tag Archives: green issues

Mackworth ward recycling report completed

Note: For background information see my previous item, or read the report, referenced below. Over 270 recycling surveys were collected from the New Zealand area of Mackworth ward by volunteers for Derby Climate Coalition whom I co-ordinated.  The surveys have now … Continue reading

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Keep angry!

This graffiti appeared a week or so ago down by Markeaton Brook.  And I respect its message (though not the way it has been delivered). Anger can be good.  It can motivate. The first time that I recognised this strongly in myself … Continue reading

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Longbridge Turbine working

Outside the Council House in Derby work on the newly refurbished Riverside Gardens is nearly complete.  This was originally laid out to provide a setting for the Council House, so it is good that this work is being able to … Continue reading

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River Derwent Longbridge turbine coming on stream

  After many months watching the progress of the works to install a turbine across the Longbridge Weir in the centre of Derby, earlier this week I joined other members of the public to see and hear more. Construction of the new turbine is complete … Continue reading

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