Pilot to make Council Housing Carbon Zero & Local Eco Protestor in Court

Environment Matters
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Pilot to make Council Housing Carbon Zero & Local Eco Protestor in Court
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More from the series Environment Matters

 

St.Albans District Council has been awarded a £250,000 Green Homes grant to make up to 50 homes in St Albans District carbon neutral. The money has been from a Government fund to help finance a pilot scheme to improve the District Council’s social rent properties

Amanda Yorwerth speaks to Councillor Jacqui Taylor, Portfolio Holder for Housing, Inclusion and Protection to find out how the money would be spent and what the council hopes to achieve.

Plus, Nigel Harvey recently appeared in court as a result of taking part in an XR protest. He talks about the experience.

Photo by Erik Mclean on Unsplash