Following our coverage of the announcement that North Yorkshire County Council was launching a public consultation on their draft Climate Change Strategy on 13 February, see: http://acesettleandarea.org/public-consultation-on-climate-change-strategy-to-be-launched-next-month/ the following announcement appeared on the Council’s web site see: https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/north-yorkshire-council-climate-change-strategy-2023-2030. ACE will be responding to the consultation which closes on 7 April.
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North Yorkshire County Council’s Executive recently approved the North Yorkshire Council Climate Change Strategy Draft for public consultation, and will be inviting all ‘partners’, residents, communities and businesses (including ACE) across North Yorkshire to give their views by 7 April 2023.
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More than 8,700 public EV chargers were installed in the UK in the year to 22 December, bringing the total available to more than 37,000, according to Zap-Map, a data company https://www.zap-map.com/statistics/. That represented a 30% year-on-year increase, slower than the 38% annual growth in sales of battery electric cars during the year to November.
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North Yorkshire CC news release
Community and volunteer groups running venues including village halls, sports and leisure facilities, theatres and museums are being offered access to expert advice on how to reduce their carbon dioxide emissions and save on running costs. Up to 50 buildings will be included in a free study, which will show members of community and volunteer groups how to reduce the carbon footprint of their buildings, enabling them to become more energy-efficient and to save money.
The project will be funded by £75,000 from the Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund and is open to venues managed by the community and voluntary sector. Elderly people’s residential care homes are also included.
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