Environment Eco

December 11th, 2023

Major step in Worthing’s net zero plans revealed

The first major step has been taken towards Worthing becoming a net zero town.

Residents are being invited to have their say on a planning application to build an energy centre for the Worthing Heat Network - a pioneering scheme which would bring low-carbon heat to buildings and homes across the borough.

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November 2nd, 2023

Countdown is on for Chatsmore Farm public inquiry

The countdown to the Chatsmore Farm public inquiry is on - and the community has just a few days to join the fight to save the land.

Worthing Borough Council is preparing for what it hopes will be the final victory needed to protect Chatsmore Farm from development.

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October 31st, 2023

Worthing submits applications to protect its coastline

Two applications seeking improved protection for Worthing’s coastal waters have been submitted to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

After collecting data throughout the summer along with its team of citizen scientists, Worthing Borough Council has this week submitted applications to designate two popular sections of shoreline as bathing areas.

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October 25th, 2023

Funding awarded to create community orchard at Worthing’s Cissbury Fields

A new community orchard is to be created at Worthing’s Cissbury Fields as part of a shared plan to nurture the space into a thriving environment for wildlife and visitors alike.

Following a successful grant application by Worthing Borough Council from the South Downs National Park Trust, 35 local variety apple and pear trees will be planted at one of the site’s six fields to create an orchard where locals can pick free fruit and connect with nature.

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