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Though the Earth loses forests at an alarming rate, the EU has yet to take decisive action against the most severe causes of deforestation. The EU must now act swiftly to ensure its consumption no longer drives forest destruction, writes SÉBASTIEN …
06.19 / 22:08
www.theecologist.org
A mountain of rubbish has left a Lincoln garden in a "state".Bags of waste have been left in the front garden of a student house in Carholme Road.Four bins in the garden are surrounded by empty boxes, a toaster and a kettle.Even a skeleton decoration from Halloween has been dumped outside.Read more: Students join fight against Lincoln NHS centre closureThe house is owned by Lighthouse Property Services which provides student accommodation in the city.A member of staff confirmed…
06.19 / 13:04
lincolnshireecho.co.uk
Diesel drivers across Croydon and the rest of London are being urged to leave their vehicles at home this week.Clean air experts say that the recent hot weather, with low winds and no rain, is causing air pollution to gather over the capital.Levels of ozone and particulates - the tiny particles in fumes - are rising due to the long period of stable high pressure and warm weather, which is expected to last for the rest of the week.Both ozone and particulates are particularly harmful to…
06.19 / 10:37
croydonadvertiser.co.uk
Lincolnshire's commercial property market is enjoying a golden era with light industrial premises being rented out or sold before they are even built. A survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) shows that in the East Midlands, industrial space was outperforming office and retail in the first quarter of 2017. Thirty-eight per cent of respondents reported a rise in demand for industrial premises across the region, 19 per cent said investor interest in regional…
06.19 / 04:37
lincolnshireecho.co.uk
Enjoy a true celebration of all things great about Lincolnshire at the 133rd Lincolnshire Show on Wednesday, June 21 and Thursday, June 22. Here, we have produced a survival guide to help you get the most out of your visit, come rain or shine. To find out how to get there, where the toilets are, and what's on during the event, which is one of the biggest in the county's social calendar. With an eclectic mix of breath-taking entertainments, local food and drinks, shopping, live…
06.18 / 04:28
lincolnshireecho.co.uk
Tell us what you love about Lincolnshire by joining our #LoveLincs campaign which aims to champion everything that is fantastic about our county. From the kindness of the friendly people, to the hearty food and glorious countryside, we want to celebrate Lincolnshire's greatness. We will feature your stories in the Lincolnshire Echo and Target Series newspapers and online at Lincolnshire Live. Here, former Mayor's Officer Joe Cooke and his wife Julie talk about their love of the…
06.18 / 04:28
lincolnshireecho.co.uk