A Kent school has issued a newsletter naming and shaming the parents who drive over a nearby cemetery to pick up their children.Read the full story ›
Limpet teeth could be the strongest known material to man, say scientists at the University of Portsmouth.Read the full story ›
It's not a sight you get to see everyday, but ferry passengers and school children were given the opportunity to come face-to-face with 43ft whales, sharks and dolphins.
We spoke to the director of marine charity ORCA, Sally Hamilton, and Portsmouth International Port manager, Martin Putman about the exhibition, which highlighted the variety of wildlife found in our seas off the Solent.
Chloe Oliver has this report.
A haul of Roman treasure discovered by metal detectors, on a weekend hunt in Buckinghamshire, has gone on public show.Read the full story ›
Borough of Poole has been awarded £130,000 to carry out a trial into a possible new way of renourishing the beach at Poole Bay.Read the full story ›
One year after flooding devastated many communities in the Thames Valley, many people still have not been able to return to their homes.
Some houses are still being demolished and rebuilt.
For many the damage and destruction of last February is still fresh in the mind:
Interviewees: Builder and flood warden Dave Francis in Wraysbury, Sam Gill from the Manor Hotel in Datchet, Michael Stevenson from the Berkshire Trout Farm and Sarah Duck, Headteacher of St Bede's School in Winchester.
This time last year floods took hold in one of the region's most destructive environmental disasters in recent memory.Read the full story ›
Demolition of the largest building at the obsolete nuclear power station Dungeness A is nearing completion. The 26 metre-high turbine hall is being knocked down as the site, which closed in 2006, is decommissioned and made safe. Sarah Saunders went along to watch as the building was torn down and spoke to Paul Wilkinson, Site Director and Andy Dyson, Demolition Engineer.
People affected by flooding the region last winter have been given more time to apply for a Government grant to protect their properties.
The deadline for applying for up to £5000 from the Repair and Renew Grant fund has been extended until March 20th 2015.
The fund was set up by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to help cover the cost of flood-proofing buildings that were damaged during winter 2013 to 2014.
The deadline was extended following a request to DEFRA from local authorities.
Rules are to be enforced in Basingstoke to tackle a low rate of recycling. Garden waste & recyclable items will be banned from refuse bins.Read the full story ›