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PhysOrg
Europe's beaches getting cleanerlast year met the EU's minimum requirements for water quality, according to a r
Europe's beaches getting cleaner
PhysOrg / Posted 5 hours ago
last year met the EU's minimum requirements for water quality, according to a report released on Wednesday. The European Environment Agency (EEA) said that water quality at 96.1 percent of the 21,000 bathing spots covered by its 2015 bathing... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Cumbria’s new partnership approach to protecting communities from floods could be adopted across Englandexcellent example of the success that comes from working together. The floods i
Cumbria’s new partnership approach to protecting communities from floods could be adopted across England
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
excellent example of the success that comes from working together. The floods in December were devastating, but through the Environment Agency, Government, land owners and local groups coming together we have shown that, collectively, Cumbria has... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Repairs being made to riverbank destroyed after boat was pulled to safety in FebruaryENVIRONMENT agency workers have been repairing land destroyed by a boat being p
Repairs being made to riverbank destroyed after boat was pulled to safety in February
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 8 hours ago
ENVIRONMENT agency workers have been repairing land destroyed by a boat being pulled to safety from the River Thames. John Simmonds's boat 'One Old Peculier' became untied from its moorings and crashed into Botley Bridge in February this... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Repairs being made to riverbank destroyed after boat was pulled to safety in FebruaryENVIRONMENT agency workers have been repairing land destroyed by a boat being p
Repairs being made to riverbank destroyed after boat was pulled to safety in February
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
ENVIRONMENT agency workers have been repairing land destroyed by a boat being pulled to safety from the River Thames. John Simmonds's boat 'One Old Peculier' became untied from its moorings and crashed into Botley Bridge in February this... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Cyprus, Luxembourg has cleanest watermembers Switzerland and Albania, showed that over 84 per cent achieved excellen
Cyprus, Luxembourg has cleanest water
Sky News Australia / Posted 10 hours ago
members Switzerland and Albania, showed that over 84 per cent achieved excellent status, the Copenhagen-based European Environment Agency (EEA) and European Commission said. In Cyprus, where the tourism industry is a mainstay, 99.1 per cent of... Read more
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Herald Sun
Cleanest water in Cyprus, Luxembourg: EUmembers Switzerland and Albania, showed that over 84 per cent achieved excellen
Cleanest water in Cyprus, Luxembourg: EU
Herald Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
members Switzerland and Albania, showed that over 84 per cent achieved excellent status, the Copenhagen-based European Environment Agency (EEA) and European Commission said. In Cyprus, where the tourism industry is a mainstay, 99.1 per cent of... Read more
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News.com.au
Cleanest water in Cyprus, Luxembourg: EUmembers Switzerland and Albania, showed that over 84 per cent achieved excellen
Cleanest water in Cyprus, Luxembourg: EU
News.com.au / Posted 11 hours ago
members Switzerland and Albania, showed that over 84 per cent achieved excellent status, the Copenhagen-based European Environment Agency (EEA) and European Commission said. In Cyprus, where the tourism industry is a mainstay, 99.1 per cent of... Read more
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Perth Now
Cleanest water in Cyprus, Luxembourg: EUmembers Switzerland and Albania, showed that over 84 per cent achieved excellen
Cleanest water in Cyprus, Luxembourg: EU
Perth Now / Posted 11 hours ago
members Switzerland and Albania, showed that over 84 per cent achieved excellent status, the Copenhagen-based European Environment Agency (EEA) and European Commission said. In Cyprus, where the tourism industry is a mainstay, 99.1 per cent of... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Cleanest water in Cyprus, Luxembourg: EUmembers Switzerland and Albania, showed that over 84 per cent achieved excellen
Cleanest water in Cyprus, Luxembourg: EU
Adelaide Now / Posted 11 hours ago
members Switzerland and Albania, showed that over 84 per cent achieved excellent status, the Copenhagen-based European Environment Agency (EEA) and European Commission said. In Cyprus, where the tourism industry is a mainstay, 99.1 per cent of... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Cleanest water in Cyprus, Luxembourg: EUmembers Switzerland and Albania, showed that over 84 per cent achieved excellen
Cleanest water in Cyprus, Luxembourg: EU
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
members Switzerland and Albania, showed that over 84 per cent achieved excellent status, the Copenhagen-based European Environment Agency (EEA) and European Commission said. In Cyprus, where the tourism industry is a mainstay, 99.1 per cent of... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Caught: Tackling Shropshire's fishing licence dodgers « Shropshire Starregion’s lakes and rivers and those found guilty could face hefty fines. This
Caught: Tackling Shropshire's fishing licence dodgers « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 13 hours ago
region’s lakes and rivers and those found guilty could face hefty fines. This week, the Shropshire Star accompanied the Environment Agency, West Mercia Police, the Angling Trust and Telford Angling Association on Operation Leviathan, where pools... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Opening date for Newport cemetery extension « Shropshire Staropening. The town council worked with Harrison Design Development to put the pl
Opening date for Newport cemetery extension « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 15 hours ago
opening. The town council worked with Harrison Design Development to put the plans together, as well as working with the Environment Agency to carry out tests on the land. Initially the council had hoped to find sites within the town but no... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Aspatria mayor re-electedHelen Ostle and finance officer Alison Patterson for the work they had done. H
Aspatria mayor re-elected
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 15 hours ago
Helen Ostle and finance officer Alison Patterson for the work they had done. He said he was still working closely with the Environment Agency and Cumbria County Council to ensure the town is not forgotten after the damage from Storm Desmond in... Read more
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Rappler
Writ of Kalikasan filed vs mining firms, Zambales, DENR officialsadministrative order number 2010-1, the IRR of RA 7942, specifically sections 3
Writ of Kalikasan filed vs mining firms, Zambales, DENR officials
Rappler / Posted 22 hours ago
administrative order number 2010-1, the IRR of RA 7942, specifically sections 3 and 39 provides that the government’s environment agency shall adhere to the principle of sustainable development which meets the needs of the present without... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Glastonbury organisers fined as 20,000 gallons of human waste dumped in streamsingle charge of breaching environmental regulations at a hearing in January A
Glastonbury organisers fined as 20,000 gallons of human waste dumped in stream
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
single charge of breaching environmental regulations at a hearing in January Andrew Marshall, prosecuting on behalf of the Environment Agency, said: “Human sewage is very polluting. "The festival has evolved more rapidly than the ability to deal... Read more
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express
Glastonbury Festival fined for wiping out fish in sewage leakfestival organisers were today ordered to pay £31,000 in fines and costs after
Glastonbury Festival fined for wiping out fish in sewage leak
express / Posted yesterday
festival organisers were today ordered to pay £31,000 in fines and costs after pleading guilty to pollution offences. Environment Agency officials say the sewage spill killed at least 42 fish including 29 bullhead – a European protected... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Glastonbury Festival fined for human sewage leak that polluted streamleast 42 fish – with a number of protected brown trout and bullhead dying as a
Glastonbury Festival fined for human sewage leak that polluted stream
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
least 42 fish – with a number of protected brown trout and bullhead dying as a result. Sensors in the stream alerted the Environment Agency – which later prosecuted the Somerset festival’s organisers – that ammonia levels had... Read more
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International Business Times
Glastonbury Festival fined for polluting river with human sewage three stone loach. A fish survey revealed that no trout survived the incident.
Glastonbury Festival fined for polluting river with human sewage
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
three stone loach. A fish survey revealed that no trout survived the incident. Ian Withers, environment manager for the Environment Agency said: "While we recognise the Glastonbury Festival provides enjoyment to tens of thousands of people and... Read more
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This is West Country
Glastonbury Festival fined £31,000 after human waste leak that polluted streamto water quality and fish - with a number of protected brown trout dying as a r
Glastonbury Festival fined £31,000 after human waste leak that polluted stream
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
to water quality and fish - with a number of protected brown trout dying as a result. Sensors in the steam alerted the Environment Agency, which later prosecuted the Somerset festival, that ammonia levels had increased. Glastonbury Festivals... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Crocodiles and venomous lizards among the dangerous animals living in Hampshirewho sent freedom of information (FOI) requests to every council in the UK, of w
Crocodiles and venomous lizards among the dangerous animals living in Hampshire
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted yesterday
who sent freedom of information (FOI) requests to every council in the UK, of which 363 replied. In Northern Ireland, the Environment Agency provided the figures for the whole country. A spokesman for Winchester City Council said: ""(Applications... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Authorities probing surge of gastroenteritis patients at Owen RoadSINGAPORE: The Ministry of Health (MOH), National Environment Agency (NEA), Agr
Authorities probing surge of gastroenteritis patients at Owen Road
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Health (MOH), National Environment Agency (NEA), Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) and PUB, Singapore’s national water agency (PUB) are investigating a surge of patients with gastroenteritis in the Owen... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Derby suburb on lockdown due to infestation of hundreds of thousands of FLIESplant. Shows Waste Management Ltd (SWM), which operates the site, has been iss
Derby suburb on lockdown due to infestation of hundreds of thousands of FLIES
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
plant. Shows Waste Management Ltd (SWM), which operates the site, has been issued with an enforcement notice from the Environment Agency after a string of complaints. Residents said it was like living "in a horror movie" after taking pictures... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Flymaggedon: ‘It’s like a horror film’Slack Lane. Shows Waste Management Ltd (SWM), which operates the site, has bee
Flymaggedon: ‘It’s like a horror film’
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Slack Lane. Shows Waste Management Ltd (SWM), which operates the site, has been issued with an enforcement notice from the Environment Agency after a string of complaints. Residents said it was like living “in a horror movie” after taking pictures... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Flymaggedon: ’It’s like a horror film’Slack Lane. Shows Waste Management Ltd (SWM), which operates the site, has bee
Flymaggedon: ’It’s like a horror film’
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
Slack Lane. Shows Waste Management Ltd (SWM), which operates the site, has been issued with an enforcement notice from the Environment Agency after a string of complaints. Residents said it was like living “in a horror movie” after taking pictures... Read more
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Perth Now
Flymaggedon: ’It’s like a horror film’Slack Lane. Shows Waste Management Ltd (SWM), which operates the site, has bee
Flymaggedon: ’It’s like a horror film’
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
Slack Lane. Shows Waste Management Ltd (SWM), which operates the site, has been issued with an enforcement notice from the Environment Agency after a string of complaints. Residents said it was like living “in a horror movie” after taking pictures... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Flymaggedon: ’It’s like a horror film’Slack Lane. Shows Waste Management Ltd (SWM), which operates the site, has bee
Flymaggedon: ’It’s like a horror film’
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
Slack Lane. Shows Waste Management Ltd (SWM), which operates the site, has been issued with an enforcement notice from the Environment Agency after a string of complaints. Residents said it was like living “in a horror movie” after taking pictures... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Fracking gets go-ahead in UK for first time since 2011 as North Yorkshire council approves plansdon’t expect to see any activities on site in the near future. We have conditio
Fracking gets go-ahead in UK for first time since 2011 as North Yorkshire council approves plans
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
don’t expect to see any activities on site in the near future. We have conditions from both the planning authority and the Environment Agency to discharge. There are other consents and notifications required prior to receiving final consent from... Read more
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Northern Echo
Anger as 'fracking' given go-ahead in North Yorkshire, but drilling boss says vote is 'a responsibility, not a victory'don’t expect to see any activities on site in the near future. We have conditio
Anger as 'fracking' given go-ahead in North Yorkshire, but drilling boss says vote is 'a responsibility, not a victory'
Northern Echo / Posted 2 days ago
don’t expect to see any activities on site in the near future. We have conditions from both the planning authority and the Environment Agency to discharge. "There are other consents and notifications required prior to receiving final consent from... Read more
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express
Swimmers on ALERT as numbers of BLOOD-SUCKING VAMPIRE FISH on the rise in UK watersa policy now of having fish passes in man-made weirs, like a bypass channel for
Swimmers on ALERT as numbers of BLOOD-SUCKING VAMPIRE FISH on the rise in UK waters
express / Posted 2 days ago
a policy now of having fish passes in man-made weirs, like a bypass channel for them to go through." Bosses at the Environment Agency confirmed that fish migration had vastly improved over the past four years, with 12,500-miles of England's... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
New €12m peatlands fund signifies 'clear benefits' of EU membership, says Defrafor the Future Partnership - which has previously protected 2,500 hectares thro
New €12m peatlands fund signifies 'clear benefits' of EU membership, says Defra
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 2 days ago
for the Future Partnership - which has previously protected 2,500 hectares through a separate €5m EU fund - will see the Environment Agency (EA) and Natural England work to improve water quality in the area, while also working to reduce flood and... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Lions, wolves and deadly snakes among animals being kept in private UK propertiesfrom freedom of information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of
Lions, wolves and deadly snakes among animals being kept in private UK properties
Derbyshire Times / Posted 2 days ago
from freedom of information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of which 363 replied. In Northern Ireland, the Environment Agency provided the figures for the whole country. Dangerous wild animals (DWA) licences are granted by councils... Read more
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chad
Lions, wolves and deadly snakes among animals being kept in private UK propertiesfrom freedom of information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of
Lions, wolves and deadly snakes among animals being kept in private UK properties
chad / Posted 2 days ago
from freedom of information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of which 363 replied. In Northern Ireland, the Environment Agency provided the figures for the whole country. Dangerous wild animals (DWA) licences are granted by councils... Read more
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Louth Leader
East Lindsey home to tigers, camels, a puma and more a Dangerous Wild Animals FOI findsfrom freedom of information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of
East Lindsey home to tigers, camels, a puma and more a Dangerous Wild Animals FOI finds
Louth Leader / Posted 2 days ago
from freedom of information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of which 363 replied. In Northern Ireland, the Environment Agency provided the figures for the whole country. Dangerous wild animals (DWA) licences are granted by councils... Read more
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Spalding Today
South Kesteven and Rutland home to leopards, Savannah cats, serval cats and more FOI in Dangerous Wild Animals findsfrom freedom of information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of
South Kesteven and Rutland home to leopards, Savannah cats, serval cats and more FOI in Dangerous Wild Animals finds
Spalding Today / Posted 2 days ago
from freedom of information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of which 363 replied. In Northern Ireland, the Environment Agency provided the figures for the whole country. Dangerous wild animals (DWA) licences are granted by councils... Read more
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Horncastle Today
East Lindsey home to tigers, camels, a puma and more a Dangerous Wild Animals FOI findsfrom freedom of information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of
East Lindsey home to tigers, camels, a puma and more a Dangerous Wild Animals FOI finds
Horncastle Today / Posted 2 days ago
from freedom of information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of which 363 replied. In Northern Ireland, the Environment Agency provided the figures for the whole country. Dangerous wild animals (DWA) licences are granted by councils... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Revealed: Leopards, a lynx and wild boar all being kept on private properties in Norfolkfrom freedom of information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of
Revealed: Leopards, a lynx and wild boar all being kept on private properties in Norfolk
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 2 days ago
from freedom of information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of which 363 replied. In Northern Ireland, the Environment Agency provided the figures for the whole country. Dangerous wild animals (DWA) licences are granted by councils... Read more
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Bury Free Press
West Suffolk home to lynxes, carcals, bobcats and more FOI into dangerous wild animals findsfrom freedom of information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of
West Suffolk home to lynxes, carcals, bobcats and more FOI into dangerous wild animals finds
Bury Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
from freedom of information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of which 363 replied. In Northern Ireland, the Environment Agency provided the figures for the whole country. Dangerous wild animals (DWA) licences are granted by councils... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Revealed: Leopards, a lynx and wild boar all being kept on private properties in Norfolkfrom freedom of information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of
Revealed: Leopards, a lynx and wild boar all being kept on private properties in Norfolk
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
from freedom of information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of which 363 replied. In Northern Ireland, the Environment Agency provided the figures for the whole country. Dangerous wild animals (DWA) licences are granted by councils... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Cost of flood relief channel through Oxford slashed by Network Rail track-raisingit was revealed a Network Rail scheme will shave "millions" off the overall cos
Cost of flood relief channel through Oxford slashed by Network Rail track-raising
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
it was revealed a Network Rail scheme will shave "millions" off the overall cost. Around £18-20m needs to be found but Environment Agency operations manager Peter Collins said he was "very confident" and expected the cost to further come down... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Cost of flood relief channel through Oxford slashed by Network Rail track-raisingit was revealed a Network Rail scheme will shave "millions" off the overall cos
Cost of flood relief channel through Oxford slashed by Network Rail track-raising
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
it was revealed a Network Rail scheme will shave "millions" off the overall cost. Around £18-20m needs to be found but Environment Agency operations manager Peter Collins said he was "very confident" and expected the cost to further come down... Read more
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Oxford Mail
MP backs boaters in dispute over flood channelwhere he, and 17 other families, lives was widened. He said there were some che
MP backs boaters in dispute over flood channel
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
where he, and 17 other families, lives was widened. He said there were some cheaper, and less devastating options that the Environment Agency could consider instead. Mr Wiseman and his neighbours invited East Oxford MP Andrew Smith along to see... Read more
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International Business Times
Hundreds of wild and poisonous animals kept as pets at private homes in UK to each council in the UK under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and receiv
Hundreds of wild and poisonous animals kept as pets at private homes in UK
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
to each council in the UK under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and received 363 responses. The Northern Ireland Environment Agency gave figures for the entire country. It also revealed that more than 300 snakes, 10 alligators, nine... Read more
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Daily Star
Swimmers warned as vampire fish return to British watersmonsters kill prey by boring into their flesh with rows of teeth – and they are
Swimmers warned as vampire fish return to British waters
Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
monsters kill prey by boring into their flesh with rows of teeth – and they are known to attack humans when hungry. ENVIRONMENT AGENCYBRAVE: Environment Agency officer Paul Frear holds a lamprey The Swimmer's Daily website has carried a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
'Thousands' of dangerous animals kept as pets in UK homesfrom Freedom of Information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of
'Thousands' of dangerous animals kept as pets in UK homes
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
from Freedom of Information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of which 363 replied. In Northern Ireland, the Environment Agency provided the figures for the whole country. Dangerous wild animals (DWA) licences are granted by councils... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
MP backs boaters in dispute over flood channelwhere he, and 17 other families, lives was widened. He said there were some che
MP backs boaters in dispute over flood channel
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
where he, and 17 other families, lives was widened. He said there were some cheaper, and less devastating options that the Environment Agency could consider instead. Mr Wiseman and his neighbours invited East Oxford MP Andrew Smith along to see... Read more
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thebee
Concerns Over Dangerous Animals Kept As Petsfreedom of information requests to every council in the UK, to which 363 local
Concerns Over Dangerous Animals Kept As Pets
thebee / Posted 2 days ago
freedom of information requests to every council in the UK, to which 363 local authorities replied. In Northern Ireland the Environment Agency gave figures for the whole country. The responses showed that the strange pets could be found in cities... Read more
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Irish Examiner
You won't believe how many exotic animals including lions, zebras and wolves are being kept on private property in the UKfrom freedom of information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of
You won't believe how many exotic animals including lions, zebras and wolves are being kept on private property in the UK
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
from freedom of information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of which 362 replied. In Northern Ireland, the Environment Agency provided the figures for the whole country. Eight leopards were discovered in the investigation (Eranga... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Deadly predators among animals kept on private properties in UKfrom freedom of information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of
Deadly predators among animals kept on private properties in UK
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
from freedom of information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of which 363 replied. In Northern Ireland, the Environment Agency provided the figures for the whole country. Dangerous wild animals (DWA) licences are granted by councils... Read more
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Bury Times
Deadly predators among animals kept on private properties in UKfrom freedom of information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of
Deadly predators among animals kept on private properties in UK
Bury Times / Posted 2 days ago
from freedom of information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of which 363 replied. In Northern Ireland, the Environment Agency provided the figures for the whole country. Dangerous wild animals (DWA) licences are granted by councils... Read more
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Gazette
Deadly predators among animals kept on private properties in UKfrom freedom of information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of
Deadly predators among animals kept on private properties in UK
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
from freedom of information (FOI) requests sent to every council in the UK, of which 363 replied. In Northern Ireland, the Environment Agency provided the figures for the whole country. Dangerous wild animals (DWA) licences are granted by councils... Read more
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