Communities and Business

HS2 Bill in Parliament – our view

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Ahead of the of the second reading of the HS2 Hybrid Bill today (28 April 2014) the Countryside Alliance still believes that the business and environmental cases for HS2 have not adequately been made and we therefore continue to oppose the project on behalf of our members.  Countryside Alliance head of policy, Sarah Lee, said:…

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Reporting rural crime

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If we want to tackle rural crime then we all need to work together by ensuring all incidents are reported which will ensure the Police are able to target their resources efficiently. Reporting rural crime can be done in a number of ways: • Always dial 999 in an emergency • Suspicious incidents can be…

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Septic Tank Consultation

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This consultation is now closed!!!! The original article reads: Defra have launched a consultation on proposals to simplify the control of small domestic sewage discharges from septic tanks and small sewage treatment plants and to enable a more risk-based approach to permitting such discharges in England. The proposals would remove administrative burdens on over 400,000…

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