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Broken Britain 17: Government agencies regularly fail to pay farmers for work done

Natural England – sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs – is responsible for ensuring that England’s natural environment, including its land, freshwater and marine environments, geology and soils, are protected and improved. 906 more words


Who isn't visiting natural environments and why?

Encouraging people to go out into natural environments is fast becoming a key facet of public health promotion. To devise effective strategies to meet this aim we need to know… 715 more words


Whixall Moss Wandering

Following my previous posts about the walk to Bettisfield Moss, I revisited Whixall Moss on Friday 23rd March with a group of fellow artists/writers: Ted Eames, Ursula Troche, Ruth Gibson and Adele Mills.  692 more words


Does this report signal the resurrection of Natural England and the revitalisation of rural communities?

Today saw the publication of a House of Lords Select Committee report – The countryside at a crossroads: is the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 still fit for purpose? 936 more words


Irthing Gorge: Rocks and Rapids


6 miles of moderate and mostly firm walking, some gradients, muddy and
uneven in places in woodlands. Wooden and stone stiles en route. 31 more words


The Pillar 2 Coup: Rural Payments Agency poaches Countryside Stewardship from Natural England.

Last week the Government launched its long awaited “what on earth are we going to do about paying farmers, after Brexit” consultation, called Health and Harmony. 1,048 more words

IGas gets more time for site construction at Misson – despite concerns about owls

IGas has been given extra time to prepare its shale gas site at Misson in Nottinghamshire prompting disappointment and concern from residents and environmental groups. 673 more words