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Eco-scores to be published on food products

In September a pilot launch will see a number of leading food brands display environmental scores on a range of their products.

Foundation Earth, a non-profit organisation, is behind the in...

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CO2 capture plant to be built in Scotland
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Domestic energy flexibilty study launched

A large-scale home energy flexibility study has been launched in order to explore the potential of renewable technologies.

The research is being ran by a consortium which includes National...

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Enforcement undertaking for mushroom supplier

Walsh Mushrooms Group has made a payment to the Marine Conservation Society of £54,880.33 following a breach in their packaging obligations under the Producer Responsibility Obligations (Pack...

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British Airways fined after vehicle collision

British Airways PLC has been fined following a vehicle collision at Terminal 5 of Heathrow Airport.

Southwark Crown Court heard that in March 2018, an employee was struck by a tug pulling a...

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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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