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News from around Nottinghamshire and beyond

HS2 Ltd have got their nature calculations wrong
Wildlife Trusts

logo HS2 Ltd, the company responsible for the HS2 railway, had promised to make up for the damage the route would cause to nature.

Concerned by the huge risk to wildlife that the current route poses, we've spent almost a year looking into the official HS2 nature loss calculations. And the numbers don't add up. No-one has checked the detail. Until now.

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Ocean treaty: Historic agreement reached after decade of talks

logo Nations have reached a historic agreement to protect the world's oceans following 10 years of negotiations.

The High Seas Treaty aims to place 30% of the seas into protected areas by 2030, to safeguard and recuperate marine nature.

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DEC Turkey-Syria Earthquake Appeal
International Rescue

logo Devastating earthquakes have killed thousands of people in Turkey and Syria. Hundreds of buildings have been destroyed leaving survivors facing freezing conditions. People need help now.

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Black Parents Explain How to Deal with the Police
This Matters

this matters logo Black parents explain to their kids how to deal with police.

Share because #thismatters

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Pakistan Water Well
Greengate Trust

child using water pump Build a Hand Pump Water Well today in your name, or that of a loved one, and uplift impoverished communities throughout Pakistan.

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BBC Young Reporter Competition
Deadline 31st March 2023

poster BBC Young Reporter Competition winners have the unique chance to tell their story on TV, radio, online or on social media with the help of BBC journalists, producers and programme makers.

The theme for the competition is: Me and My Wor

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Live Our Best Life Awards
Nottinghamshire Police
Deadline 10th March

poster The red carpet is once again being rolled out for the young people of Nottinghamshire as nominations open for the Live Our Best Life Awards 2023.

Teachers, carers, youth workers, parents, and other adults are being asked to nominate any young person who has made an outstanding contribution to the community and deserves to be recognised for their talents and work.

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victory of the library campaign

radford library ITV news report from 17th Jan on the successful campaign to save three Nottingham libraries

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Out Now!

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DefendNature: We Need You
No Nature. No Future.

nottinghamshire wildlife trust yellow hammer at side of road #DefendNature: We Need You No Nature. No Future. Nature is under attack from a raft of announcements by UK Government. Politics may be in for a turbulent ride, but so is UK's wildlife and wild places, which continue to be threatened by changes to nature and climate laws.

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Help Peggy's Skylight to buy some time
Please sign & share widely

people at peggy's Nottingham City Council are planning to sell the Peggy's Skylight building at auction on the 23rd February 2023. Business owners, Paul and Rachel have a lease for 10 years, and were only made aware of this action on 17th Nov, 2022. Will a new landlord be good or bad for Peggy's? 

Paul and Rachel would like to purchase the property, "We want the Council to offer business owners a fair chance to raise funds to purchase the property themselves, in order to ensure that we can keep enjoying world class live music in the heart of Nottingham".

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East Midlands Devolution Proposals
Public consultation

logo The consultation will run from 14 November 2022 until 9 January 2023 and we would encourage all residents, businesses, voluntary and community sector and other stakeholders to give their views. We want to hear from everyone.

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News Review of the Year
BBC Radio 4

It's been a momentous year, with news that we had hoped to never hear again: war in Europe, double-digit inflation, a crash of the pound. There's been unprecedented political turmoil with three Prime Ministers: Boris Johnson, Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak.

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The Nottingham Culture Review of 2022
Left Lion

2022: Unless you are a vampire this will be the only year of your life where three of the four digits feature a two. Aside from this numerical trivia it was a notable twelve months for the city you inhabit too…

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Environmental review of 2022
another mile on the ‘highway to climate hell’

Guardian Two events in 2022 symbolised the climate breakdown that humanity is careering towards and the real, though fast-fading, hope that the world can still be steered away from calamity.

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Historic deal struck to help countries worst-hit by climate change
COP27 Live

bbc Almost 200 countries strike a landmark deal to launch a fund to help nations worst-hit by climate change

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The Climate Book
created by Greta Thunberg

the climate book Greta Thunberg and the climate scientists Katherine Hayhoe, Endowed Chair and Distinguished Professor at Texas Tech University, and Tamsin Edwards, climate scientist at King's College, London, and IPCC lead author, address extreme weather and increases in global warming. In their essays they explore what this means for the future of our planet. Greta Thunberg, Kelly Burke and Fiona Skinner read.

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The Soil Association

soil association The Soil Association is the charity joining forces with nature for a better future:
A world with good health, in balance with nature, and a safe climate.

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