Flower power ‘saving lives from pollution’

The natural environment and its plants are helping to tackle pollution, improve health and save money. That’s according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), which suggests the planet itself is playing a vital role in fighting the pollution caused by carbon-intensive transport and power generation. The ONS estimates around £1 […]

Scotland seeks views on Crown Estate devolution

A consultation to decide the future of Scotland’s Crown Estate opened yesterday. The Scottish Government is seeking views on how best to manage and devolve the lands owned by the group, which includes much of the country’s foreshore and seabed. The consultation will run until 29th March. It follows calls from those who suggested the […]