Environment

Future of your river – national consultation

By at August 2, 2013 | 12:50 pm | 0 Comment

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The Environment Agency is preparing for the next round river basin management plans. These are the plans that will help England's waters reach 'good ecological status' as defined by the EU. The river basin management plans are an integral part of the European Union’s Water Framework Directive (WFD) and will need to be finalised by 2015. As part of this the agency has

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Environment

Wildlife and Nature

By at April 4, 2012 | 9:38 am | 0 Comment

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With worries about climate change, obesity and urban youth crime, we need, more than ever, new and exciting ways for our children to engage with the natural world and to explore it in safe and responsible ways. Swimming is the favourite sporting activity for girls and is second only to football for boys. Perhaps opening up our rivers, lakes and waterfalls again

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Environment