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 ›
The St Agnes-based charity works to reduce the amount of waste found on our beaches.Read the full story ›
Bath is one of the worst areas in the country for air quality and fumes from vehicles are often above legal limits.Read the full story ›
Councils will now be able to impose a fine of £150 - nearly double the previousRead the full story ›
A large reproduction of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament logo is in Bristol.
The piece is on a UK-wide tour to mark the 60th anniversary of the CND's founding.
It was set up near to the Clifton Suspension Bridge during the morning and then moved to College Green where organisers are also staging a picnic.
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CND is an organisation advocating total international nuclear disarmament and tighter international arms regulation.
James Hosking's family have been farming flowers at Fentongollan in Cornwall for more than 130 years.Read the full story ›