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CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from CASwiki's Yorkshire and the Humber article and is for news and comment in that context.


  • Bigger ambition for woodland in National Park, Dec 15 [1]


2020[edit | edit source]

  • Local councils can be both arrogant and enabling. They chop down the trees overnight in Doncaster …and ask the citizens to plan their foliage and foresting in Frome, Nov 23 [2]
  • They stopped a toxic relief road. So why not use that energy to establish a forest commons? An empowering tale from North Yorkshire [3] Jul 29, 2020

2019[edit | edit source]

York to ban private car journeys from city centre within three years. [4] Dec 31

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Flood defences simply aren't good enough – here’s what needs to be done. [5] Nov 11 ...Environment quality UK news

Scarborough Council declares Climate Emergency in first major step to combat global warming, Jan 8 [6]

2018[edit | edit source]

Incredible Edible: Yorkshire town's food-growing scheme takes root worldwide, May 9 [7]

HullCoin: The social experiment that's rewarding good deeds, Jan 30 [8]

New push to make England's longest cycle tunnel a reality, Jan 1 [9]

2017[edit | edit source]

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Yes, This Is Britain’s Happiest Place. (It Looks Beautiful in the Rain.) Nov 13 [10]

The English City With Its Own Cryptocurrency: Q&A With the Founders of HullCoin, Oct 23 [11]

200,000 trees to be planted to cut Calder Valley flood risk, Feb 24 [12]

2016[edit | edit source]

Hull’s first closed-road cycle circuit gathers pace, Nov 28 [13]

UK flooding: How a town in Yorkshire worked with nature to stay dry, January 2 [14]

2015[edit | edit source]

Barnsley to launch landmark solar energy initiative, August 27 [15]

Bradford tackles blocked sewers with pioneering fats-to-fuel scheme, August 26 [16]

Pioneering Grimsby energy project takes vital step, August 24 [17]

2014[edit | edit source]

Can York's bid to become a poverty-free city succeed? July 16 [18]

Hullcoin: The World’s First Local Government Cryptocurrency? March 30 [19]

2013[edit | edit source]

10 Steps Toward an Incredible Edible Town, Dec 3

Blogs[edit | edit source]

Upper Calder Valley Plain Speaker

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