Conservation

Mayor Khan announces £600,000 fund to ‘rewild’ London

15/12/2021

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has launched a new fund to help restore wildlife sites and create more natural habitats for plants and animals across the capital.

Seven conservation groups create UK’s first ‘super’ nature reserve

18/03/2020

The Government has announced the creation of the UK’s first ‘super’ National Nature Reserve (NNR) which it says will help tackle climate change and benefit more than 2.5 million visitors.

Councils flout ancient woodland protections, campaigners say

01/08/2019

One year on from strengthened protection for ancient woodland in England, local planners are still 'failing to safeguard' the habitat, the Woodland Trust has claimed.

Norfolk council removes bird netting after outcry

10/04/2019

A council in North Norfolk has instructed contractors to remove sections of bird netting after images of a distressed Sandmartin went viral.

Council ‘disposed’ of ancient Roman artefact

07/09/2018

Colchester Borough Council disposed of a Roman water feature after it proved ‘too expensive' to maintain.

Poll reveals widespread support for Conservation Areas

28/09/2017

A new poll has revealed there is widespread public support for council powers designed to protect the appearance of Conservation Areas.

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