Charity Diaries – April 2019

Charity Diaries – April 2019

The  Harrington Scheme is a charity run by local teachers and volunteers for young adults with learning difficulties. The project is focused on learners being safe and independent.  It is a day college where young adults can work towards qualifications. This month I...
April 2019 Legal Update

April 2019 Legal Update

Exiting the EU, means this month there are more environmental legislation updates than usual. All amends will only take place on the day of exit. There will be changes in legislative wording to fit in with domestic UK legislation.  Most changes will be minor. The laws...
Earth Hour : 30th March 20.30 – 21.30

Earth Hour : 30th March 20.30 – 21.30

This Saturday, over 7,000 cities will be taking part in Earth Hour. Originally starting in 2007 as a lights-off event in Sydney, Earth hour now reaches no fewer than 187 countries. So, what exactly is Earth Hour? Well, aside from being the largest symbolic mass...
International World Water Day

International World Water Day

Today – Friday March 22nd – is UN International World Water Day. It is a day to recognise and address the global water crisis that we face. Water is the most basic human right, and an essential for human survival. Yet so many people in the world struggle to access...
March 2019 Legal Update

March 2019 Legal Update

The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 has been updated. There are no fundamental policy changes, but amendments have been made to ensure that on exit day 300 references to the EU directive continue to function properly. On BREXIT exit day...