Pilgrims march to the tune of Jerusalem

A group of ‘pilgrims’ including illustrator Kitty Rice, the daughter of Emma Bridgewater, folk singer Sam Lee and the Duchess of Norfolk walked from London to the Sussex coastline in memory of Blake’s Jerusalem to raise money for the British Pilgrimage Trust. The pilgrims began their journey on the 100...

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White cliffs eroding 10 times faster than over last few thousand years

A new study has revealed that the famous white cliffs of Dover are eroding ten times faster than they have been over the last few thousand years. Over the past 150 years, researchers have observed a 22 to 32 centimetres per year rate of erosion at Beachy Head and Seaford...

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Air pollution tackled by government orders High Court

The government has failed to comply with new laws to clean up Britain’s air “as soon as possible” and used overly optimistic pollution modelling the High Court has ruled, following a case brought by the environmental campaign group ClientEarth. A European Union directive in 1999 set the legal limits for...

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STP: Secretly Transmitted Privatisation?

This article was kindly provided by John Furse Hammersmith & Fulham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) called it a ‘public engagement’. But their October 3rd event at St Paul’s Church, Hammersmith proved to be more military than matrimonial in connotation. Angry Save Our NHS campaigners overrode the CCG’s agenda with repeated...

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Noise Abatement Society presents ‘Noise Oscars’

The Noise Abatement Society (NAS) held its 15th annual award ceremony to recognise advances in reducing noise pollution.  Since it was founded in 1959 by John Connell OBE, the NAS has worked to educate the public about what Connell called “the forgotten pollutant,” and to find solutions for noise pollution and...

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Boris Johnson an easy target for terrorists

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has been told he is no longer allowed to ride a bicycle around London over fears he will be an “easy target” for terrorists. The Uxbridge and South Ruislip MP has been warned that his security must be tightened as Foreign Secretary and riding a bicycle...

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