Your Cedrec contract is novating to Barbour EHS Limited

We gave you a heads up earlier in the year that Cedrec was going to be rebranded as Barbour EHS.

You should have received an email this week clarifying everything, and we're delighted to co...

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Energy sector leads in Scotland's emissions

Scotland's battle against greenhouse gas emissions faced new challenges last year, as official statistics by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) revealed a sma...

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£25 million for projects using nature to increase flood resilience

Environment Minister Rebecca Pow announced on the 22 September that £25 million will be invested in projects that use nature to protect communities from flooding.

The ring-fenced fund...

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RTPI says NSIP reforms must be more than procedural

Despite the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) welcoming many of the reforms proposed by the government to the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIP), they have called on ministers...

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BNG introduction delayed

Government sources have told the BBC that the planned introduction of Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) will no longer happen in November. The Government is, nevertheless, still committed to the policy a...

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Politicians urged to fund "high quality" planning service

The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) has called on political parties to ensure local planning authorities receive the necessary funding to deliver high-quality planning services that meet the n...

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Plans approved for Durham solar farms

Livos subsidiary Voltis Renewables has been given planning permission for a 41MW solar project in County Durham.

Restorations made to trees and hedgerows will increase screening while provi...

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Leadership hampering housing and environmental ambitions

The House of Lords Built Environment Committee, which was appointed to consider matters relating to the built environment, has published a new report - The impact of environmental regulations on de...

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Today is World Lung Day!

Today (Monday 25 September) marks World Lung Day, the international awareness day to help educate and promote lung health.

The Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) calls for...

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National Inclusion Week starts today!

National Inclusion Week (25 September - 1 October) starts this week and is dedicated to celebrating inclusion and taking action to create inclusive workplaces.

This years theme is "Take Act...

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FSC Forest Week starts tomorrow!

FSC Forest Week starts tomorrow (23 September) which is a worldwide campaign that calls upon all forest stewards to help drive consumer awareness about the importance of sustainable forestry.

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Key net zero pledges delayed

On Wednesday 20 September, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak pledged "a fairer path" to delivering on the UK's 2050 net zero target, by delaying the implementation of many key green policies.

In 2...

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Tomorrow is World Car Free Day!

Friday 22 September is World Car Free Day, when all around the world towns and cities allow people to experience streets free of motor traffic.

It is a great chance to re-imagine our street...

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HSE safety alert on managing risk of damage to grating systems on offshore installations

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a safety alert for grating-systems used on walkways and deck areas on offshore installations that can be damaged or dislodge...

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HSE to assess the management of asbestos in schools

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will be carrying out a programme of inspections to primary and secondary schools in England, Scotland and Wales, from October 2023 onwa...

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