BBC Politics Live today covered the issue of greyhound racing and a petitioners calls to ban it due to their concerns over animal welfare.
On today's blog we look at the Daily Mail's coverage of the upcoming Great British Spring Clean, reporting nearly 100,000 people have signed up to litter clear-ups so far. We also report on Defra's announcement of the GovTech catalyst competition winners.
The Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Bill - commonly known as Finn’s Law – has passed its Committee Stage as it progresses through Parliament.
Forestry Minister David Rutley has today planted the first government-funded tree of the Northern Forest alongside the Woodland Trust, Community Forest Trust, Tree Champion Sir William Worsley and students from St Andrew’s CE Primary School in Radcliffe.
On Friday the Environment Agency published its latest list of Enforcement Undertakings accepted by EA under which 15 companies and individuals that polluted rivers and streams or made other environmental breaches will pay more than £2.2 million to environmental charities and local projects.
The Environment Secretary addressed 200 leaders from business, government, and academia who came together at today’s Waste to Wealth summit.
The Fisheries Bill passed its second reading in Parliament yesterday and will enter committee stage.
Clinical waste operator breaches environmental permits and The Farmers Weekly Awards took place yesterday at the Grosvenor Hotel in London, helping celebrate the best of British farming.
Leeds flood defence funding.
The Environment Secretary has announced a new pilot scheme to help tackle food waste and Natural England Wildlife targets.