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Changes to our bank details

As we head into the New Year, you will have received an email from our Financial Director Rachel Teall informing you of our new bank account details.

Some of you have got in touch...

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Update on Cedrec training courses

We've been running a series of our Environment and Safety Recharge courses over the last few months - sessions that top up your legislation knowledge in just a few hours - and we're over the moon w...

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Proposed garden village gets £43m funding

Homes England, the Governments housing agency, has announced that it will provide a £43 million investment to help create a new garden village in Darlington. The Burtree Garden Village is aim...

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$1 trillion in carbon offsets needed for net zero aviation

According to a study by the University of California, Irvine (UCI), for the aviation industry to achieve net zero by 2050, it...

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EU wind and solar overtake gas power for the first time

According to a new report by the global energy think tank Ember, in 2022 wind and solar generated 22% o...

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HSE seeks help to develop new principles to support disabled workers

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is conducting a research programme with employers and workers from small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the human health, hospitality...

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Landlord ordered to pay £42k in illegal gains

A landlord has been ordered to pay just over £42,000 in illegal gains and £10,000 in fines and costs for sub-standard developments to a basement flat.

The landlord developed one...

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High Court approves Bristol Airport expansion

On 31 January 2023 campaigners, Bristol Airport Action Network (BAAN), had their legal action to halt the expansion of the airport dismissed.

The expansion, which would see the airport incr...

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Ireland publish Empty Homes Action Plan

Ireland's housing minister Darragh O'Brien has published a Vacant Homes Action Plan to return as many recoverable vacant proper...

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CCC claims Government is not spending enough to tackle climate change
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Government publishes the Environmental Improvement Plan

Less than two weeks after the UK's post-Brexit environmental watchdog, the Office for Environmental Protection, published a damning report on the government's lack...

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£4.4 million fine for civil engineering firm

A civil engineering firm has been fined more than £4m after workers accidentally damaged overhead powerlines.

Kier's workers twice struck overhead powerlines while working on the M6 m...

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UK government fails to deliver on Environmental Improvement Plan promises

The UK's own post-Brexit watchdog, the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) which was created to keep the government in check over its environmental performance, has just published a damning r...

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A multi-agency action day targeted waste criminals

On 12 January 2023, a multi-agency co-operation lead a proactive action to check a number of waste sites and waste deliveries as part of operation Lyceum and Iris, to crack down on waste criminals....

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Menopause law change rejected as it could "discriminate against men"

Proposals to change UK legislation to protect the rights of those experiencing menopause have been in part rejected by the government due to fears this would discriminate against men.

The c...

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