How Green is your Town ?

Just how green is the town you live in ?  Have you ever wondered how much of your local area has been built on , how much green space you have locally or how much of the land in you local area is devoted to farm land ?

The BBC have a fantastic feature on their news site , simply tap in your post code and then select your home village, town or city and a map will show you how much of the surrounding area is used farming, how much has been developed and just how much of the land has been left as a natural habitat for wildlife.

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As well as the local information there’s a lot of background stats , for all the home countries and some very interesting reading.

IMG_2306Be prepared for a few surprises. To access the web page click here

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