Month: August 2018

Tawny Owl Surveying: help needed  12 August 2018

The British Trust for Ornithology is commencing two tawny owl surveys this summer to assess distribution. The first, the tawny owl point survey,  starts in August and asks people to adopt one of many 2 km squares selected across the country, stand in the centre on two nice evenings roughly one month apart, and estimate …

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icon Government Consultation on Household waste duty of care: updating the guidance  10 August 2018

The Duty of Care is the requirement for the producers of waste to take adequate care about disposal, such as not choosing a cheap contractor who will dump it in the countryside, or describing the waste wrongly. This consultation is seeking views on the updated guidance for householders and new guidance for local authorities on meeting …

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icon Government Consultation on The future for small-scale low-carbon generation  

This seeks to identify the challenges and opportunities from small-scale low carbon electricity generation in contributing to government’s objectives for clean, affordable, secure and flexible power. It also seeks information on the role for government and the private sector in overcoming these challenges and realising these opportunities. This call for evidence is aimed at individuals …

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photo Reading & Caversham flood scheme consultation  6 August 2018

  The Environment Agency has just finished a consultation on a proposed flood alleviation scheme for Reading and Caversham. This finished on the 26th July but you can view the plans here: https://consult.environment-agency.gov.uk/thames/reading-and-caversham-flood-reduction-options/ If you scroll down to the bottom of the first page there are hyperlinks to the plans etc.   The website describes …

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