The Government’s Environmental Land Management scheme to be phased in for 2028 aims to give farmers subsidies for improving the environment
After beating off stiff competition from more than a thousand applicants worldwide, the newly appointed bison rangers have started work in one of the largest areas of ancient woodland in the country ahead of bison arriving in the area in 2022.
Flash floods in Europe killed 150+ people in Germany. Bad Münstereifel was badly affected. What can we do to avoid catastrophe?
Natalie Elphicke MP, our DDC leader and our KCC leader, have released a press statement dated 2 July regarding the Inland Border Facility on the White Cliffs. This promotes a Win-Win for Dover, stating that they have achieved the necessity for two key border sites at Dover. The press release omits the information that DEFRA has withdrawn from our site, and that only a quarter of the area will now actually be used. The DfT has spent millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money purchasing this vast piece of agricultural land in Guston and they now find themselves needing to do so again.
On Sunday 27 June following heavy rainfall, Southern Water’s Beach Buoy website recorded a discharge from the Margate waste water pumping station. This according to Southern Water was a “Combined Sewer outfall (CSO) release through the sea outfalls which is commonplace after a rain event”. Southern Water has a permit to release screened waste (removing solids) mixed with large amounts of water during a CSO and this is released either 600 m or 2 km out to sea.
‘The Seas are rising: Take action on Climate emergency’ demanded a gathering in Dover at the start of the G7 meeting in Cornwall.
Local residents say no to pollution from recreational flying at airfield to be planned for Mongeham village on farmland in Kent
Light pollution at the lorry park disturbs local residents, the environment and research found artificial light harms human health
The loss of farmland due to widespread building projects is a significant issue that the Thanet District Council local plan fails to address
Amy Wernham writes about water pollution in Kent; river pollution and eutrophication have a dire affect on housing development. A lot of the pollution comes from household sewage, and plans are being made for a large tank to be built to capture household waste.