Researchers have found 29 different pesticides in a single river in Devon using new testing techniquesRead the full story ›
The UK's added a total of 41 additional protected marine spaces to the Blue Belt programme.Read the full story ›
ITV West Country's Kylie Pentelow has been recording all the plastic she accumulates over a weekRead the full story ›
A farmer caught the woman illegally dumping rubbish on his land using his wildlife camera.Read the full story ›
Bath is one of the worst areas in the country for pollution. One woman is using toy cars to illustrate the problem and get people to changeRead the full story ›
The Government has pledged £200,000 for research to study how ‘microplastics’ from tyres and acrylic clothes end up in the seas.Read the full story ›
An independent coffee chain with 14 cafes across the West Country is set to become the first in the UK to ban the sale of single-use cups.Read the full story ›
Boardmasters festival has announced it is implementing a re-usable cup scheme to reduce the amount of single-use plastic generated.Read the full story ›
Cornwall councillors have voted to contribute £3million towards a Stadium for Cornwall. The future of the £14million project rested on today’s vote. The result was 69 for, 41 against and 7 abstentions.
The partners behind the Stadium for Cornwall project are the Cornish Pirates, Truro and Penwith College and Truro City Football Club.
Downing Street said £25 million of the fund will be used to help researchers investigate the issue of marine plastic.Read the full story ›