Matthew Taylor visits the school that has introduced a new way to teach children about the environment.
Kate Walby meets the Year 9 pupils who experienced a careers day set up in the style of speed dating.
Campaigners in Canonbie have welcomed the news that fracking will will be put on hold in Scotland until a full inquiry is carried out.
The Scottish Government says local communities must be consulted about the impact of any controversial drilling techniques.
In Canonbie there were plans to extract unconventional gas at twenty sites around the village, but Scotland's environment agency has been told not to grant any licences.
Environmentalists have welcomed the move but say there should be an outright ban.
The Conservatives think blocking fracking will damage Scotland's economy.
A school in Southern Scotland has come up with a novel way of saving energy while teaching pupils about the environment.
St.Michael's in Dumfries has started using a bike to power one of their printers.
The school hopes it will help its pupils, who take turn cycling, learn how much energy is needed to power a single piece of technology.
Local residents of Scotland's official Book Town have raised concerns over a wind farm development proposal.
The plan for seven turbines on the hills overlooking Wigtown Bay has come under criticism as it's within Britain's largest local nature reserve.
The company who want to build the turbines say they've done everything possible to ensure the landscape can accommodate the turbines.
The Beacon Museum will receive more than £900,000 from the Coastal Communities Fund.
Penny Mordaunt, from the Department for Communities and Local Government, claims the investment will help create an attraction that will be visited all year round.
First Milk has been accused of 'letting a lot of people down'.
The cooperative, which delayed payments to producers, was among organisations questioned at Holyrood today as MSPs begin an inquiry into the drop in milk prices.
Among those giving evidence was dairy farmer Kenneth Campbell, who is confident the industry in Dumfries and Galloway will survive.
A local school has held a careers day with a bit of a difference in an effort to make it more fun for those involved.
St.Benedict's School in Whitehaven has set up a classroom full of professionals and given each of its Year 9 pupils ten minutes to grill them on their job.
The structure is similar to that of speed dating.
The school hopes that it will open up the pupils to the possibility of careers that they may never have considered.
Local MP Tim Farron has called for a decision regarding proposals to extend the boundaries of some national parks, including the Lake District National Park.
The proposals were first set out by Natural England in 2011 in a bid to increase the areas that can be conserved.
However, some residents and business say that if passed, the proposals would mean much tighter planning regulations.
Last year, a public inquiry was held after five councils, including Cumbria and Eden District , opposed the changes.
Mr Farron says the current uncertainty over the plans is worse than either outcome and has called for a decision to be made.