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Keeping Tranmer Toasty with Biomass

In the East of England, we’re progressing well with the introduction of more renewable systems and getting off oil and other fossil fuels. Our renewables Project Manager, Dee Nunn, tells us about the new biomass boiler at Sutton Hoo… This … Continue reading

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Energy, water and waste champions celebrated at Environmental Awards 2015

Wow, was it really a year since our first Environmental Awards ceremony? That said, an awful lot has happened in that year, which is why there was much to celebrate. Nominees were shortlisted from properties across Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire, as well … Continue reading

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Going, going, gone! Ickworth’s 5,000 litre oil tank, made redundant by biomass

I always said that this would be the champagne cork-popping moment for me. Whilst I love our new biomass boiler and its building at Ickworth, the massive green elephant remaining in the newly gravelled courtyard was this. But no more. The … Continue reading

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Is muscle or sun better than fossil fuel? Wimpole seems determined to prove so.

There are so many advantages of a scythe versus a motorized mower or strimmer (quieter, less soil compaction, cleaner, no fossil fuel required, no emissions, great exercise etc. etc.); it’s a beautiful and useful tool. But the main reason for choosing machines … Continue reading

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Amber Rudd chips in to help open Ickworth’s new biomass plant room

By Steph Hall, Project Manager, and Miranda Campbell, Lead Consultant This morning, Amber Rudd MP, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, visited Ickworth, Suffolk, to formerly open our new woodchip boiler and hear about how it will be sustainably … Continue reading

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They love what we do – NT wins Anglian Water Business Award

So here we are all glammed up, thrilled to be receiving the from Anglian Water Business at a very enjoyable glitzy gala evening. Fantastic. But of course behind all the razzle dazzle, there is a story which started with a number of people … Continue reading

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Q: How much room do you need to leave under a log pile? A: About a terrier’s height!

  This Q&A emerged during the visit to Ickworth by Neil Harris, Countryside Manager from National Trust London & Southeast region, who has successfully run and fed a woodchip boiler at Hughenden Manor, near High Wycombe, for the last four years. The feeding part was particularly useful … Continue reading

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