The Prime Minister has appointed Alok Sharma as the COP26 President, alongside his new position as Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). As former Secretary of State at the Department for International Development, Mr Sharma’s experience in international diplomacy will be key in driving ambitious climateRead More →

Magnox has dispatched the final flask of spent fuel from Wylfa Site for reprocessing at Sellafield in Cumbria, marking the end of defuelling operations at all of the UK’s first generation nuclear reactors. Reaching the end of defuelling is a huge achievement for the twin-reactor site and its staff, whoRead More →

Small UK-based development charities delivering international development projects have an opportunity to apply for a UK aid boost from this week (Thursday 5 September). DFID’s Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF) is now open to organisations that have an income of less than £250,000 and provide life-changing support to those inRead More →

With the number of boreholes being drilled in the Westcountry without permission, abstractors are reminded to contact the Environment Agency for advice. With river levels and groundwater falling, landowners and businesses with boreholes, wells and springs are being urged to take a few simple steps to make sure they aren’tRead More →