Garden owners encouraged not to cut lawns in May

A British conservation charity Plantlife is urging councils and gardeners to keep their lawns uncut over May to let wild plants thrive and provide food and shelter for insects.

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Strategy aims to secure, clean and affordable British energy

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the UK Prime minister Boris Johnson have published a new strategy that aims to help Britain accelerate...

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Government consults on Storm Overflow Discharge Reduction

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) is seeking views on the Government's plan to reduce sewage discharges and remove harm from storm overflows.

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HSE issue safety alert relating to RPE

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have issued a safety alert for respirators and masks that rely on ear loops and are being used as respiratory protective equipment (RPE...

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Earth Day 2022 - Invest In Our Planet

Every 22 April across the globe, Earth Day takes place. An event to encourage people to celebrate the planet, take action against climate change and encourage people to be more environmentally frie...

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New Group to focus on zero emission flights

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps and Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng have announced a new Zero Emission Flight Delivery Group (ZEF) comprised of aviation experts from both the industry and govern...

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Government strikes agreement over unsafe cladding repairs

On 13 April 2022, the government revealed a wide-ranging agreement that will see the industry contribute £5 billion to address the building safety issues following the Grenfell Tower fire dis...

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Approval times for offshore wind to be cut as part of energy strategy

The UK government has announced that it will use planning reforms to cut approval times for new offshore wind farms from four years to one as part of its British Energy Security Strategy.


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Scottish organisations call for a pause on NPF4

Scotland's planning minister, Tom Arthur, has been urged to "press the pause button" on the development of National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4), amid concerns about what the framework and the

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Company fined after fatal fall from shipping container

A transport and haulage company was sentenced last month after a worker died after falling from the rear of a transport shipping container.

Newcastle Magistrates' Court heard that on June 2...

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HSE issues MOD with Crown Censure after employees severe injuries

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has been issued with a Crown Censure by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after an employee was shot during a training exercise.


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2021 saw record methane and carbon dioxide emissions

New research by the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has found that the annual increase of methane and carbon dioxide in 2021 hit the highest level recorded in the last 39 years...

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Government announces energy investment

The government has announced a £375 million funding package aimed at supporting innovation in energy technologies in order to help secure Britain's energy security.

The funding will h...

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New Energy Security Strategy published

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the UK Prime minister Boris Johnson have published a new strategy that...

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Suffolk decorations re-use waste, and we'll never tyre of it

Some may recall we published a story in December 2021 about some creative folk in Suffolk who re-used and upcycled over 120 tyres</...

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