West Runton Station Adopters to host special event
The dedicated team of volunteers that tend to West Runton Railway Station will host its annual community event this Saturday, 25 August.
Greater Anglia’s free water fountains are up for an award for reducing plastic waste
The installation of free water fountains at Greater Anglia rail stations has been shortlisted for ‘Idea of the Year 2018’.
The three fountains, installed at Ipswich, Colchester and Cambridge have already saved over 10,000 single use plastic bottles from being thrown away.
Simone Bailey, Greater Anglia’s Asset Management Director, said: “We already recycle as much of our waste as possible. We have increased our recycling by 71% over the past five years, but we are looking to increase that figure even further.”
Greater Anglia invites local communities to get involved with local rail station improvements in Hertfordshire
Greater Anglia is appealing for community volunteers to get involved with their local rail stations to help drive improvements and make them even more welcoming to passengers.
Vacancies for ‘station adopters’ currently exist at seven rail stations in Hertfordshire.
Greater Anglia’s Community Engagement Manager, Alan Neville, said “We are hoping that individuals, community organisations or local councils, who have an interest in improving their local rail station and bringing it into the heart of the community, will come forward with their ideas.