Monthly Archives: October 2016

RSPCA Called About Animal Neglect Every Four Minutes During Winter

The RSPCA receives more calls about animal neglect than any other issue during the winter months, receiving on average one call every four minutes. While many people are busy Christmas shopping, going on winter walks or cooking a family dinner, … Continue reading

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Committee On Climate Change Advice On Climate Targets “Very Disappointing”

Friends of the Earth has criticised the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) for advising ministers that it is too early to adopt stricter targets for tackling climate change. The advice is contained in a report on UK climate action following … Continue reading

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It’s 1 Year Since The Plastic Bag Charge, Should It Apply To Disposable Coffee Cups?

The popularity of the plastic bag charge also means that ministers should now extend the scheme to include convenience stores, says Friends of the Earth. Disposable Coffee Cups are a prime example of excessive waste items that could be managed … Continue reading

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Green Light For Fracking In Lancashire Slammed

The Secretary of State Sajid Javid, has decided that fracking should be allowed to proceed at Preston New Road, Lancashire. He has delayed making a decision on the Roseacre site to allow time for further evidence on highway safety and … Continue reading

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