Category: News

News and bulletins.

Connecting Nature – on the ground

Wild Anglia board member Heidi Thompson launched the Connecting Nature Fund with delivery partners Farm Conservation Ltd. at the end of last year.  The fund will use mitigation funds from local developers to replace habitat in Norfolk. This Norfolk County Council initiative demonstrates the Wild Anglia manifesto in action and shows the practical outcomes to…

By Wild Anglia January 29, 2014 Off

Inspiring

Wild Anglia’s vice chair Gareth Price is forming a collaboration of brilliant minds who will consider the issue of planning and how it can be inspired to better serve nature, society and economy. The group will comment on selected major infrastructure projects, drawing on the widest best practice and innovation to provoke the best outcomes…

By Wild Anglia January 29, 2014 Off

Nature – your business partner already?

Is nature your silent business partner – do you need to make a bit more capital out of where you are? I asked a group of Suffolk tourism businesses if their customers or visitors had an overwhelming sense of being in Suffolk. If you were visiting somewhere like the Lake District or Yellowstone National Park…

By Wild Anglia October 7, 2013 Off

Manifesto launched!

Manifesto by Wild Anglia – Building by Norman Foster – Music by ‘Triette’ After a really enjoyable event last night held at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich our Manifesto has now officially been Launched, Speeched, Applauded, Toasted, Photographed, Filmed, Tweeted, Featured in the Paper, Posted on the Web, Handed out in nice folders…

By Wild Anglia September 19, 2013 Off

Wild Anglia prepares to launch manifesto

On 18 September 2013 Wild Anglia will launch its manifesto. This document will challenge leaders in Suffolk and Norfolk to act now to make truly sustainable development a reality in our counties. It will call for a surge of investment in the natural environment to strengthen the natural asset that underpins economic growth as well…

By Wild Anglia September 4, 2013 Off

Growth

Wild Anglia and New Anglia LEP have established a dialogue on growth. New Anglia’s Green Economy Pathfinder (2011) set out the LEP’s commitment to supporting the green economy sector. The two organisations met in August to discuss the LEP’s submission to government that expects to secure £80million of EU investment funds for Norfolk and Suffolk.…

By Wild Anglia September 4, 2013 Off

Introducing ‘LEED’

We’d like to introduce you to LEED – The Local Environment and Economic Development toolkit. This was an early collaboration between Wild Anglia, New Anglia LEP, both county councils and Defra, and that group has now completed its task. The LEED toolkit has been piloted, adapted, and is now ready for use by LEPs as…

By Wild Anglia September 4, 2013 Off

Business Awards 2013

Wild Anglia and Anglian Water joined forces to co-host the EADT’s Environment and Sustainability category at the Business Awards in July. Abbeycroft Leisure demonstrated substantial cost savings from their energy and resource efficiencies to win the category (www.acleisure.com). There were also two close runners-up:  Marybelle Dairy, which operates within extremely challenging margins to be a…

By Wild Anglia September 4, 2013 Off