New marine plans in England

The Government has announced that it has adopted and published marine plans for the North East,

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New investment for Cornwall following G7

Boris Johnson has announced new investments for Cornwall in order to create a long term legacy from the G7 summit.

Investments will include, a:

  • New Town's Deal for Penzance,...
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Passive rewilding brings new woodlands

A new study on "Long-term woodland restoration on lowland farmland through passive rewilding" has found that over half of the trees in two new woodlands in lowland England have been planted by jays...

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Workers exposed to lead dust during refurbishment of church bell

John Taylor Bell Foundry Ltd was prosecuted after their employees carrying out repair and refurbishment of church bells at St Peter's church in Barton-Upon-Humber, were exposed to harmful lead...

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Always Ask for the Asbestos Register!

The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSE NI), have launched a new asbestos campaign - Always Ask for the Asbestos Register.

This latest campaign is...

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Building company fined after worker killed on site

Building contractor Nickell & Richmond Limited, have been prosecuted for four health and safety offences after a worker died at a house building site in Jordanstown.

On 22 June 2018, Mr...

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Textiles manufacturer sentenced after employee burned

Textiles manufacturer, Guilford Europe Ltd, has been sentenced for health and safety breaches after a worker suffered serious burns.

On 4 June 2019, a maintenance worker was checking a faul...

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G7 agree on climate action

"Tackling climate change is now as much a political and communications challenge as it is a scientific or technological one. We have the skills to address it in time, all we need is the global will...

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Prison upgrades denied

Her Majesty's Prison Usk is a grade II* listed building, constructed in 1841 and extended in 1868. Whilst the fabric of the building remains largely untouched since that extension in the Victorian...

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Government announces end of halogen light bulbs

The Government has announced plans to introduce legislation to end the sale of halogen light bulbs from September 2021 in an effort to tackle climate change. The aim is to remove high-energy light...

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Pension schemes to mitigate climate change risks

On 8 June 2020, the Department for Work and Pensions published a plan to make the UK the first economy to push forward with the plans to make pension schemes mitigate against the risks of climate c...

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Plant For Our Planet campaign launched

World Environment Day (5 June 2021) saw the Government launch a new Plant For Our Planet Campaign, aimed at encouraging the planting of trees and flowers, and is part of the Government's drive to t...

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Unregistered gas engineer sentenced for illegal gas work

An unregistered gas fitter was sentenced after putting lives at risk by carrying out illegal gas work at several properties.

Newcastle Crown Court heard that from 2016 to 2017 the defendant...

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UK ranked bottom of G7 for green recovery

A study by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) reveals that the UK is at the bottom of the seven with £12.13 billion pledged for green funding.

The leading three countries for green fundi...

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Consultation on Control of Asbestos Regulations live

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) are carrying out a second post-implementation review into the Control of Asbestos Regulations SI 2012/632</...

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