A grant from the Sheringham Shoal Community Fund has enabled the Hawk and Owl Trust at Sculthorpe Moor in North Norfolk to implement three new projects on its journey to becoming a carbon-neutral nature reserve.
Equinor, a broad energy company with firm ambitions to become a global offshore wind major, has signed Agreements for Lease (AfL)
with The Crown Estate for two offshore wind farm extensions in the UK.
Equinor has launched a community consultation today (Thursday 9 July) to seek local views on its plans to extend its existing wind farms off the Norfolk coast.
Teams from the Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farms, operated by Equinor from bases in Norfolk, are involved in activities to help Norfolk’s
Equinor is preparing to begin its public consultations with Norfolk communities on its proposed wind farm Extension Projects, planned to be
built adjacent to Equinor’s existing offshore wind farms off the North Norfolk coast.
Following its support for the North Norfolk Surf Life Saving Club (NN SLSC) in 2017, the Sheringham Shoal Community Fund is continuing
to encourage and support the growth of this life saving sport in North Norfolk, making a grant to the recently formed Mundesley Surf Life Saving Club (Mundesley SLSC).
With the assistance of a grant from the Sheringham Shoal Community Fund, Norfolk’s first outdoor eco-gym has opened in the Memorial Park in North Walsham.
The planet’s use of plastics has come under much scrutiny in recent years, and particular attention is being paid to the damage caused in the marine environment by microplastics.
Since its establishment in 2010, the Sheringham Shoal Community Fund has provided grant support to the trustees and committees of a number of village halls
and community centres across North Norfolk to help with the installation of solar photovoltaic panels.
Norwich’s White Lion Café, the innovative business initiative established by Parkside School, has received a donation from the Sheringham
Shoal Offshore Wind Farm.
A grant from the Sheringham Shoal Community Fund has enabled the North Walsham New Road Bowls and Snooker Club to install a pop-up automated irrigation system
which harvests rainwater to water the Club‘s bowling green.
While the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) runs 238 lifeboats stations around the UK, there are also at least 80 independent lifeboat stations,
many of which were set up in the 18th century in response to an increasing loss of life at sea.
As a result of a grant from the Sheringham Shoal Community Fund Sheringham, Coastwatch has been able to update its equipment in the watch
station situated high on Skelding Hill.
As a result of a grant from the Sheringham Shoal Community Fund, Wells Community Hospital will be delivering an enhanced range of well-being activities during 2018, which will help to further strengthen the role played by this important facility in the port town of Wells-next-the-Sea in North Norfolk.