Farmers say that they are trying to do the right thing by using organic inputs (muck) rather than chemical fertilizers. It used to be a virtuous circle of the surplus from animal farming being used to improve the soil. But now this ban on autumn muck-spreading upsets this.
He was standing up straight on the scooter,A silhouette in the dawn sunlight,As he glided over the railway bridgeSafety jacket gleaming,One of the few going to work on wheels like this. What posture compares to this allure ?A charioteer poised in bronze cab, reins in handA steel-clad knight pounding by on be-ribboned steed ?A falconer […]
Although e-scooters are only legal if used on private land unless part of a government trial, thousands have been bought with a cost of as little as £300. They have become a common sight throughout the country and a hazard. To date, at least four people have died and many others have been injured, some of them with life changing injuries.
The more we can predict accidents, the safer we can make our environment. The workplace, through Health and Safety regulation, has become much safer since John Lebon fell off that ladder. Most workers in skilled trades go through health and safety courses. Although this probably prevents many accidents of the ‘falling off scaffolding’ type, I worry that there is amazing carelessness about air quality in several trades.
The Government’s Environmental Land Management scheme to be phased in for 2028 aims to give farmers subsidies for improving the environment
Now schoolchildren in the summer holidays can lose themselves in a maze cut into a corn field. Then it’s pumpkins galore at local Kent farmer
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.
The German Health System is 77% government-and 23% privately funded by statutory health insurance based on payments into “Krankenkassen”
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.