Meadows are in decline - and sadly with them the wildlife they support. The charity Plantlife has 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.
Prince Charles was lobbied by protesters in Oxford today to ask for his help in reducing the height of a new university building.
The Prince was in the city meeting academics and church leaders, and spent time with those training to be ministers in the Church of England. Chris Maughan reports.
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.
The Prince of Wales has opened a new rehabilitation centre for wounded service
personnel in Surrey, where he spoke about the number of British service
personnel being wounded in Afghanistan "on a daily basis" and said the number
of troops being injured is "astonishing".
Charles said the public does not hear much about the number of people suffering
wounds in the conflict, where his youngest son, Harry, is currently serving his
second tour of duty.
He was speaking as he opened a £16.9 million complex at the Defence Medical
Rehabilitation Centre (DMRC) for wounded service personnel at Headley Court.
Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall toured the facility before opening the
48-bed Jubilee Rehabilitation Complex, which includes therapy
rooms and a gym for rehabilitation of wounded soldiers and a workshop for
hi-tech prosthetic limbs.
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.
Video: Prince Charles christens an Olympic sailing boat with beer during a visit to Dorset. He met members of Team GB at the National Sailing Academy in Portland