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May 11, 2018 11:59 AM 100 bales of cardboard set on fire in Vange industrial estate

Around 100 bales of cardboard have been destroyed after a fire broke out in Vange. The fire which broke out at around 10.30 this morning in an industrial estate in Wharf Lane saw crews from Basildon, Rayleigh Weir, Corringham and Great Baddow try to tackle the blaze. Due to the large amount of smoke being created by the fire, crews worked alongside the Environment 7

May 8, 2018 8:00 AM Bridlington junior lifeguards clean up on the beach

JUNIOR Lifeguards in Bridlington did their bit for the environment by tidying up a local beach. Twenty youngsters, who are all part of the STA Junior Lifeguard scheme at East Riding Leisure Bridlington, gathered on Bridlington’s north beach to carry out a litter pick and survey. Joined by some of their parents, they covered 100 metres of the beach and the different 31

May 3, 2018 4:21 PM The Latest: Pruitt's top spokesperson leaving EPA

In this April 26, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt removes his glasses as he testifies at a hearing of the House Appropriations subcommittee for the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, on Capitol Hil in Washington. The lobbyist whose wife rented a condo to Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt 3

April 30, 2018 12:12 PM Leonardo DiCaprio becomes a beetle

A newly discovered species of water beetle found in Borneo has been named after Leonardo DiCaprio. Leonardo DiCaprio has had a beetle named after him in honour of his years of environmental campaigning. The 43-year-old Oscar-winning actor has been a staunch campaigner for the environment for many years, creating The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation in 1998. The Grouvellinus 32

April 28, 2018 4:00 AM Brighton and Hove's public toilets could soon have pay turnstiles

TURNSTILES could be introduced to some public toilets as part of a £1 million refurbishment. A number of Brighton and Hove’s toilets could become paid for, the city council has announced. It announced yesterday that it will spend more than £1 million bringing the city’s public toilets up to scratch. The money was identified and set aside in this year’s 19

April 26, 2018 11:03 PM Pander to me! Reclining panda relaxes in a pool and splashes water on itself as it takes a break

This is the heartwarming moment a panda was filmed cooling off in a pool by splashing water on himself. The beginning of the clip shows the panda scratching its belly before using both paws to spray water onto his body. The giant creature is relaxing in a pool surrounded by rocks in his enclosure in a sanctuary in Beijing, China. A hot environment can be bad for pandas 9

April 25, 2018 12:36 PM St Peter and St Paul RC Primary pupils celebrate Earth Week

YOUNGSTERS from St Peter and St Paul RC Primary School swapped pen and paper for the great outdoors to celebrate Earth Day. Pupils and teachers spent the week learning about the environment, plastic pollution and carbon footprint. The whole school got involved last week by making their own clothes out of recyclable items and taking part in an earth-themed 20

April 25, 2018 10:32 AM Free cricket lessons to encourage girls to play cricket

Sussex Cricket has teamed up with the Aldridge Foundation to offer free sessions across the county as a way of giving secondary school girls more opportunity to play the sport. The soft-ball cricket sessions will take place in Brighton, Burgess Hill, Portslade and Worthing to girls aged 12 to 16 of any experience and ability. The Sir Rod Aldridge Cricket 24

April 24, 2018 3:00 AM Inpatient care set to be axed at The Retreat hospital in York

A “WORLD-renowned” mental health hospital is set to close its inpatient services due to the “significant impact” of Government changes. The Retreat, in Heslington Road, York, is a charitable, not-for-profit provider of specialist mental health care founded in 1796. It cares for people with complex issues including eating disorders, dementia, trauma and other 8

April 21, 2018 9:35 AM Star-studded line-up for Queen´s Birthday Party

The Queen is set to attend a star-studded concert to celebrate her 92nd birthday. Shaggy, Sting, Sir Tom Jones, Craig David and Kylie Minogue are among the artists who will take to the stage at the Royal Albert Hall in central London. The Queen and members of the royal family will be guests of honour at the celebration, which is being billed as The Queen’s 11