It's the final day today for people to have their say on a package of plans designed to minimise the risk of flooding in Reading.
Eight sites across the town have been identified as at greater risk. The plan describes the work to alleviate the flooding and where it's already underway.
Vets are backing a campaign aimed at raising awareness of tick-borne disease.
Dogs can be bitten while walking through wooded areas or parkland. Untreated it can lead to Lyme Disease - which affects both animals and humans.
The New Forest, South Downs and parts of Wiltshire and Berkshire are known to have high levels of ticks.
The number of water voles in our region has been declining rapidly over the last century.
The People's Trust for Endangered Species is now asking for the public's help to count how many of the animals live across the South.
Conservationists say habitat loss and the release and spread of American mink has led to the problem.
He became an internet sensation when he was filmed walking on two legs like a human. Now, Ambam the gorilla has celebrated his 25th Birthday with a cake. Tom Savvides filmed Ambam at his party and spoke to Helen Roberts from Port Lympne Wild Animal Park in Kent.
Ambam the gorilla celebrates his 25th Birthday with a cake. The famous gorilla became an internet sensation after he was filmed walking on two legs across his enclosure at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park in Kent.
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A sussex wildlife charity says its seen the number of casualties its dealing with more than treble in recent weeks.
The Wildlife and Rescue Ambulance Service says fox clubs and ducklings are among the animals its had to treat. They say at this time of year animals are more at risk as they search for food and protect their newborns.
A famous gorilla from the South East is celebrating his 25th birthday today.
Ambam had his share of fame last year when a video of him walking upright like a man went viral.
Today he'll be enjoying a special birthday cake at Port Lympne animal park.
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Air pollution levels are set to become 'high' and 'very high' in parts of central, eastern and northern England today, experts have warned.
A combination of pollutants trapped near the ground, a small amount of Saharan dust and winds bringing across pollution from Europe has damaged air quality across the country.
By tomorrow, however, sharper winds from the Atlantic are expected to clear some of the toxic elements, bringing air pollution levels down to moderate or low.
The latest information on pollution levels can be found on the Defra website.