Short-haired bumblebee

Rare bee brought to UK

The short-haired bumblebee has been re-introduced to the UK at a field in Kent, 12 years after it was declared extinct in Britain.

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Concerns over nuclear plans

An expert on nuclear safety says proposals for a massive underground nuclear waste dump in Kent are "ludicrous and highly dangerous".

Nuclear waste buried in Kent?

Shepway Council has announced a consultation process on plans for a Nuclear Research and Disposal Facility on the Romney Marsh.

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Consultation into nuclear plant

The official consultation on plans to build a nuclear research and disposal plant in Kent has begun.

Shepway District Council is considering whether to build the plant at Romney Marsh.

The authority says it could create jobs lost with the decommissioning of two power plants at Dungeness over the next 10 years. Campaigners say they will do everything in their power to stop it.

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