Environment

Environment

Event brings flood wardens together

The Environment Agency has hosted an event to thank the teams of volunteer flood wardens in the North East for the vital role they play in helping to protect their communities.

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Opening up the great outdoors

Opening up the great outdoors

Countryside campaigners welcome a new plan for greater public access to the great outdoors Reporter Charlie Bullough looks at proposals to improve access for walkers and other outdoor enthusiasts.

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Spreading the flood resilience message

A team of flood engagement officers has worked with more than 60 schools and 700 businesses during the first year in post to help communities be more resilient to flooding in the North East.

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Dunstanburgh Castle.

Castles under siege from new threat

The castles of England have survived sieges and bombardments, attacking armies and wars but today according to the conservation charity English Heritage, castles like Dunstanburgh Castle, Warkworth Castle, Tynemouth Castle and Etal Castle are facing a new threat – invasive weeds, penetrating damp and severe weather.

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