Savings come from changes including old council fleet vehicles replaced by more efficient vehicles and a reduction in gas use.

Low-income households to be offered free insulation and higher-income households to receive a discounted deal.

Collaborative research projects between business and universities will be increased.

18,000 new jobs tipped to be created by 2013.

Local Development Framework Core Strategy will guide the growth of the borough over the next 15 years.

Flycapture figures show 16,000 less instances of fly-tipping in 2009/10 than in 2007/8.

The last 50,000 years looked at to help combat current climate change.

Emissions have fallen 21.2 per cent since 1990.

Nearly 90,000 bags of rubbish have been collected so far.

'Rethink' focuses on a family and what happens to their everyday household items.

Challenges involve 60 people and requires them to record their energy usage.

Improvements in key areas including air quality and recycling rates.

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