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Sir Peter Scotts international wetland charity marks a 75 year milestone

The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust was founded on the banks of the River Severn in 1946 The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust is celebrating 75 years of conservation work that has seen it pull birds back from extinction while creating wonderful new nature-friendly habitats. Sir Peter Scott, who has been described by Sir David Attenborough as the “patron saint of conservation”, founded the WWT on the banks of the River Severn […]

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Charles suggests planting memorial avenues to remember loved ones lost to Covid

His comments come ahead of his birthday on Sunday The Prince of Wales has suggested avenues of hedgerows and trees could be planted across the country to commemorate those who lost their lives in the Covid-19 pandemic. Heir to throne Charles has written for Country Life magazine to mark his 73rd birthday on Sunday, and highlighted the environmental importance of hedgerows as “the country’s single biggest Nature reserve”. The prince, […]

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Domestic abuse victims ineligible for legal aid forced to stay with abusers

That's according to Luis Labaton, chief executive of Domestic Violence Assist Thousands of victims of domestic abuse are being “badly let down” by the legal aid system and forced to remain with their abusers because they cannot afford representation in court, a charity boss has warned. Luis Labaton, chief executive of Domestic Violence Assist (DV Assist), said that “almost daily” victims are being left with no protection because they cannot […]

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Barack Obama urges climate activists to listen to other peoples concerns

The former US President says it's not enough to inconvenience them by 'blocking traffic in a protest' Former US president Barack Obama has urged climate activists to “do a little more listening” to those reluctant to take action. Speaking at Cop26 in Glasgow, President Obama told delegates it would not be enough to “inconvenience (sceptics) by blocking traffic in a protest”, and that work should be done to understand why […]

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MPs must sort out the mess after standards row says Commons Speaker

Sir Lindsay Hoyle says they need to have confidence that the system for disciplining members is 'fair and effective' MPs need to have confidence the system for disciplining members who break Westminster rules is “fair and effective”, Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle has said. At the start of a three-hour emergency Commons debate following the row over the treatment of former cabinet minister Owen Paterson, Sir Lindsay said it was […]

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Weetabix workers step up strike action in pay and conditions row

The strike expands on action that has been ongoing since September Workers at two Weetabix factories will launch four-day strikes from Monday in a dispute over pay and conditions. Members of Unite at the cereal firm’s Kettering and Corby factories have been on strike every Tuesday and Wednesday since September. The union claims engineers face cuts to their pay, terms and conditions, describing it as another example of “fire and […]

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Josh Gad addresses possibility of third Frozen film

Frozen star Josh Gad has addressed the possibility of a third instalment of the animated box office juggernaut. The actor voices Olaf the snowman in the films, which also feature Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel as princesses Anna and Elsa. The first film was released in 2013 and was a huge success, winning two Oscars, while the much anticipated sequel was released in 2019. Addressing the possibility of a third […]

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Sophie Ellis Bextor to embark on 24 hour kitchen disco for Children In Need

Sophie Ellis-Bextor will attempt to dance for 24 hours in a fundraising bid for BBC Children In Need. The challenge will follow on from the Kitchen Discos the singer hosted during lockdown, when she encouraged people to sing and dance in their own kitchens as she livestreamed from home with her own family. Since May last year, she has also hosted several Kitchen Disco shows on BBC Radio 2 and […]

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Companies that do not go green will become collateral damage of net zero

That's according to former energy minister, Greg Barker Companies that are not able to ditch their fossil fuel habits do not have a future, a former energy minister has said. Greg Barker, who is now the chairman of aluminium giant EN+, said companies that fall behind in the race to net zero would see their business models challenged. “The idea that there won’t be any collateral damage in the economy […]

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