Prosecution for property owner

A property owner has been prosecuted after they failed to carry out a structural assessment, leading to life-changing injuries to a builder.

A stone wall collapsed on builder Steven Tyson w...

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Worker dies at Formula One facility

David Oldham, a father of five, has died after carrying out an inspection at McLaren's Paddock Brand Centre, a hospitality unit used by its Formula One racing team.

The structure was underg...

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UK signs pledge with Australia for minerals

On 2 April 2023, UK Minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan who is a Minister of State for Indo-Pacific, travelled to Perth in Australia to sign a joint UK-Australia pledge to secure the supply of critical m...

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HSE publish report on forever chemicals

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have published their analysis of the most appropriate regulatory management options (RMOA) report on PFAS (Poly- and perfluoroalkyl sub...

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Cracking ways to celebrate Easter sustainably

Easter is a time to celebrate and enjoy, but can also cause a lot of increased waste for households due to Easter egg packaging, indulgent meals and decorations.

In the UK it is estimated t...

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World's "largest offshore wind living lab" to be developed

A consortium of companies led by the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult has partnered to work on the world's biggest "offshore wind living lab" which will work on improved communications and develo...

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Villagers given choice in hydrogen energy trial

Villagers in Cheshire will not be forced to take part in a hydrogen energy trial after backlash from residents.

This comes after the Government investigated locations for the UK's first "hy...

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Safety alert for unsafe floor grating systems

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have issued a safety alert regarding unsafe use of floor grating systems on offshore oil and gas platforms, vessels and wind generation...

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HSE NI issue dicing machine safety alert

The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSE NI) have issued a safety alert relating to dicing machines used in the food industry.

They have raised conc...

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April is Stress Awareness Month 2023!

April is National Stress Awareness Month, which has been held every April since 1992 to raise awareness of the causes and cures for our modern-day stress epidemic.

It provides an opportunit...

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Government document finds 2030 targets will be missed

The Government's new analysis released in March has implied that the 2030 Paris Agreement target to cut emissions by 68% by 2030, compared with 1990 levels, is not set to be met.

A document...

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Solar farm application appeal recovered

An appeal relating to an application for a 40 hectare solar farm in Shropshire was recovered after invention by the Secretary of State.

In 2021 Greentech Invest UK L...

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Ocean currents are slowing down

New research by a team of Australian scientists has found that rapidly melting Antarctic ice is slowing down deep ocean currents. The results could have significant impacts on the climate.


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New Proposals aim to address carbon leakage

The Government are consulting on a range of potential policy measures to mitigate future carbon leakage risk.

Carbon leakage means any mov...

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CCC says UK 'strikingly unprepared' for climate crisis

In a report, "Progress in adapting to climate change", the Climate Change Committee (CCC) has said that the UK is "strikingly unprepared" fo...

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