Meadows are in decline - and sadly with them the wildlife they support. The charity Plantlifehas asked for councils not to cut roadside verges to try and protect species of wildflower's threatened with extinction.
Now Prince Charles is behind a scheme to grow more meadows. Malcolm Shaw reports.
A protester has been bound over to keep the peace for 12 months after he lunged at a car carrying the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall before the Archbishop of Canterbury's enthronement in Canterbury.
Jonathan Elliott, 47, was arrested on suspicion of breach of the peace after running at the car containing the royal couple.
The incident happened as guests filed into the cathedral grounds for the enthronement of the Most Rev Justin Welby as the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury.
A man is due to appear before magistrates in Canterbury this morning, accused of running at the car which was carrying the Prince of Wales into Canterbury Cathedral for the Archbishop of Canterbury’s enthronement ceremony. The 47 year old from Whitstable in Kent spent the night in police custody.
Just before the enthronement ceremony, a man allegedly ran in front of the car carrying the Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall to Canterbury Cathedral. The 47-year-old was detained on suspicion of breach of the peace. Picture: Joel Tennant.
VIDEO: The Prince of Wales took part in an action packed tour of Dorset today. His first stop was in Dorchester where he opened a new cancer ward at the Dorset County Hospital. Duncan Sleightholme reports.
VIDEO: The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall will meet medical staff at Headley Court, where injured service personnel are rehabilitated. The royal couple will also formally open the centre's new facility which includes a prosthetics lab, gymnasium and physiotherapy suite.