Environmental problems news

Caterpillar-infested oak trees removed

Published on Monday, 15th July 2019

Two oak trees in Church Square are being chemically treated and removed following the discovery of Oak Processionary Moth caterpillars.

  • Don’t miss chance to get involved in the Great British Spring Clean 2019!

    Published on Friday, 12th April 2019

    Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Spring Clean campaign has got off to a fantastic start in Hartlepool – and there’s still time to get involved.

  • Get involved in the Great British Spring Clean 2019!

    Published on Tuesday, 19th March 2019

    Hartlepool Borough Council has pledged its support for Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Spring Clean campaign, calling on local residents to get out and about to help clean up the community.

  • Hi-tech boost for drive to tackle litter

    Published on Tuesday, 19th March 2019

    The on-going drive to keep Hartlepool clean and tidy has received a huge boost with the installation of nine new hi-tech "Bigbelly" bins.

  • Council agrees to ban balloon and sky lantern releases

    Published on Friday, 21st December 2018

    Hartlepool Council has agreed to ban the release of balloons and sky lanterns from land it owns and manages following consultation.

  • Hat trick of gold awards for Dog Warden Service

    Published on Tuesday, 13th November 2018

    Staff at Hartlepool Borough Council’s Dog Warden Service are celebrating after winning a national award for a third successive year.

  • Council trials potential solution to tackle cemetery flooding

    Published on Tuesday, 2nd October 2018

    Hartlepool Borough Council is starting work later this week on a pilot project aimed at tackling flooding issues in the town’s Stranton Cemetery.

  • Council launches "Tidy Friday" initiative

    Published on Thursday, 20th September 2018

    A new initiative has been launched by Hartlepool Borough Council to encourage staff to play a leading role in helping to make the town a cleaner and more attractive place.

  • Inspirational Luke leads the way

    Published on Wednesday, 18th July 2018

    Children at a Hartlepool primary school have demonstrated their commitment to the environment after the individual efforts of a fellow pupil won praise from councillors.

  • Environmental workforce boost for Hartlepool

    Published on Monday, 25th June 2018

    HARTLEPOOL Borough Council is boosting its work to keep Hartlepool clean and tidy with the recruitment of eight new staff for its environmental workforce.

  • Dog beach ban returns

    Published on Friday, 4th May 2018

    OWNERS are being urged to observe a seasonal ban that excludes dogs from some Hartlepool beaches.

  • Appeal issued over dumped tyres

    Published on Friday, 12th January 2018

    COUNCIL officials have issued an appeal for information after hundreds of tyres were dumped on rural roads in the Borough of Hartlepool.

  • Top accolades for Hartlepool sea defences project

    Published on Tuesday, 12th December 2017

    A HARTLEPOOL Borough Council project carried out in partnership with local company Seymour Civil Engineering to help protect homes on the town’s Headland from flooding has won two prestigious awards.

  • Relaxation of bird flu control measures

    Published on Wednesday, 12th April 2017

    MEASURES introduced to reduce the risk of avian flu will be relaxed this week following updated evidence on the risk posed by wild birds.

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