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Monday 8 January: Northern Forest, waste, flood prevention, circus animals and rainfall

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Today on the blog, coverage of the Prime Minister's announcement on funding for the new ‘Northern Forest’, a written ministerial statement on government action on waste imports, as well as discussion on banning circus animals and finally, a look at flood prevention.

Tuesday 19 December: Microbeads, plastic waste and fish restocking

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An imagine of an angler restocking the river with fish

On the blog today, we highlight the recent debate in both the House of Commons and the House of Lords on banning Microbeads , look a the Environment Secretary’s plans to reduce plastic waste and finally we take a peek at the the festive cheer the EA have been spreading across the England's waterways.

Monday 18 December - EU Common Agricultural Policy’s (CAP) , Ipswich’s Tidal Flood Barrier and English Sparkling wine sales soar.

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An image of two Champagne flutes of sparking wine

On our blog today we look at the increasing popularity and rising sales of English Sparkling Wine, highlight the the impressive new Ipswich Tidal Flood Barrier and finally we look at the the latest discussions regarding the EU Common Agricultural Policy’s (CAP)