Wed 4th November 2015 (1 comment)
The celebrations of the 5th November every year almost mark the end of Autumn and the beginning of Winter, as it is at this time of year when small mammals are preparing for the months ahead by either collecting the last nuts and berries for their winter stash, or by finding somewhere safe and secure to hibernate.
However, many people will begin building their bonfires soon (if they haven't already started) to set alight on Bonfire Night in remembrance of the attempt to overthrow King James in 1605, when Guy Fawkes attempted to blow up the Houses Of Parliament in London with 36 barrels of gunpowder.
Mon 2nd November 2015 (1 comment)
On October 4th 2015 the government introduced a carrier bag charge of 5p to try to reduce the sheer amount of litter caused by people discarding single use carrier bags.
It is hoped that these new charges which have been brought into all major retailers will encourage people to reuse their "bag for life" and help to protect the environment locally where littering can be a big problem.