UK Natural Capital Committee – latest advice

  Natural Capital Committee advice on soil management Natural Capital Committee (NCC) advice and recommendations on soil management. 9:54am, 14 May 2019: First published. Natural Capital Committee advice on marine management Natural Capital Committee (NCC) advice and recommendations on marine management. 9:54am, 14 May 2019: First published. Natural Capital Committee advice to government on...

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New Protection for Tees Estuary Wildlife

Natural England confirmed today that a new SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest) has been declared for Teesmouth and the Cleveland Coast. The Tees Estuary is a unique environment where industrial facilities share the landscape with a wide range of coastal habitats which teem with wildlife. There were previously seven SSSI’s protecting parts of...

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South Tees – Clean Air

Work Starts on a Clean Air Strategy for South Tees A first workshop to inform and gather initial ideas was held in March. The presentations were so good they are included here: S Tees Clean Air intro Air Quality & the Health Impacts, Public Health England: Air Pollution & Health PHE Local Air Quality...

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TVNP Business Plan

The 2019-2022 Business Plan is finally here! TVNP Business Plan 2019-2022  Timothy Crawshaw, Chair of TVNP states ‘Our work over the coming years will embrace the emerging opportunities and will focus on creating the business case for investment in the natural environment, securing benefits for the economy, communities and the environment. In this Business...

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New Member

We welcome ‘The Festival of Thrift’ as a new member We are pleased to welcome our latest addition to the Tees Valley Nature Partnership. This ever popular, creative celebration of sustainable living has continued to go from strength to strength and attracts around 35-40 thousand visitors a year.’ It’s not just a 2 day...

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LNPs Response to ‘Biodiversity Net Gain’

Biodiversity net gain: updating planning requirements Planning how we use our spaces: where house building is permitted, what land is set aside for commercial development to identifying important green spaces and wildlife corridors is the responsibility of local government.  The first part is setting out the vision through the ‘Local Plan’ – crudely what...

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Resilient Heritage

TVNP Blossoms Thanks to National Lottery Support Thanks to £10,000 of National Lottery funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) under the Resilient Heritage Grant fund. The partnership has had almost a year for review, reflection and research and on the way gained new supporters and a higher profile for a partnership that will...

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National LNP Response to Post Brexit Plans

Response to the Consultation on the Environmental Principles & Governance after the UK leaves the EU. From Local Nature Partnerships across England LNPs from across England compiled a collective response to the the governments recent consultation. See some exerts below, the full response can be viewed: LNPs Response to Consultation Principles Governance LNPs have...

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