Part of West Norfolk is going to get money to go greener.
It will get a share of £300,000 over two years to create a Net Zero Community,with the
The Norfolk Climate Change partnership, which the borough council is part of, has been successful in securing government funding for a two-year pilot project to create a Net Zero Community in west Norfolk.
Local councillors now have a couple of weeks to put there area through for consideration for the money which can be spent on things like making homes greener and creating more community transport schemes to encourage us to use our cars less.
Michael de Whalley, the borough councillor responsible for Climate Change and Biodiversity said: “This project will explore non-technical barriers such as public awareness, technology confidence and how supply chain readiness can be overcome to make a step change in reducing carbon emissions. This will also ultimately help create more green jobs and a shift to net zero.
“The selection of the community for King’s Lynn and West Norfolk will be made by myself as portfolio holder and the borough council’s Chief Executive and Climate Change Manager. Ideally, a community would be of approximately 5,000 people and could therefore be an individual or group of collaborating parish councils.”