Environmental

Cittaslow Mold’s ‘Environmental Policy’ sub group is interested in Cittaslow membership criteria ‘A’ around environmental matters. One ambitious long-term project is Mold Going Carbon Neutral. Residents are being asked to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide they release into the atmosphere, as 28% of the UK’s carbon dioxide emissions come from energy used to heat, light and power homes.

In partnership with North Wales Energy Efficiency Advice Centre, Cittaslow Mold is promoting a range of measures to reduce energy consumption. To make changes sustainable the local community needs to be fully involved.

Black Grouse lek display

There are a few places left on the Black Grouse Lek watching event, organised by David Shiel of the Denbighshire County Council Countryside Services in conjunction with the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, (RSPB) and the Friends of the Clwydian …

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Maes Gwern lagoons

Staff from Tate and Lyle in Mold made short work of clearing two sections of the deep verges opposite their entrance on Mold Business Park. One area of wild flowers was cut by FCC’s Streetscene, and the vegetation needed raking …

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Wild flowers flourish, Tyddyn Street

Pockets of land around Mold have been planted with wild flowers and look wonderful at the moment. They attract insects, especially bees, to feed from their nectar. At Tyddyn Street Church the front of the graveyard (photo left) was planted …

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Junk mail

Stopping unwanted mail delivered to your home will reduce the amount of household paper that local authorities have to collect and process – which your council tax helps to pay for. Research shows that junk mail comprises up to 4% …

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