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SE Essex Women’s Environmental Network’s Morsbag ‘pod’

WITH Recycle Week coming up (June 20 – 26), we would like to tell people about Morsbags and the ‘pod’ which we have set up. Most people are aware of the impact plastic bags have on the environment but perhaps … Continue reading

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We need to stop relying on the roads

RECENT correspondents have expressed what must be widespread support for the scrapping of the Dartford toll booths. The last thing we need is a new Thames crossing so there is no need to generate funds at Dartford, which merely serve … Continue reading

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Council should be ashamed

THE shrubbery that borders the fence line to the south of St Laurence Park has been savaged by workmen directed by Southend Borough Council, for reasons known only to themselves. This can only be described as an act of arboreal … Continue reading

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Please stop wrecking Southend

SOUTHEND grew and prospered as a Victorian and Edwardian seaside town, frequented by the well-heeled and working people alike. Its history goes beyond the introduction of the railway, but it was this that really launched the town as a tourist … Continue reading

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Road safety measures save lives

FIFTEEN years ago the UK had a terrible guilty secret – we killed more child pedestrians every year than any other EU nation. Road safety campaigners fought a long hard battle to force government to protect our children and eventually … Continue reading

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It is time to wake up – and stop climate change

I AGREE with Alan Sarfas (YA Letters, Sep 16) that it is time for Essex to ‘wake up’, but for very different reasons. Firstly, it should be pointed out that most of what he says is pseudo-scientific nonsense. Anyone who … Continue reading

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Make a difference

By Karen Davis AN ENVIRONMENTAL group in Westcliff is encouraging people to take a step to reduce the area’s carbon footprint. Transition Town Westcliff is a dedicated band that meets regularly to discuss environmental issues, exchange ideas and look at … Continue reading

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Dream of a green Christmas

by Matthew Stanton HAVE a happy green Christmas and an eco-friendly New Year – that is the message being sent by councils across Essex and east London. From festive cards to wrapping paper, many of the items used over the … Continue reading

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A future eco-plan

Friends of the Earth call for end to airport expansion by Paul Giles AN ALTERNATIVE, eco-friendly vision for the future of Southend has been created by South East Essex Friends of the Earth. The plans reject further expansion of flights … Continue reading

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FoE wants Queen on climate wagon

by Suzi Muston HUNDREDS of people worried about climate change flocked to a meeting about the subject this week. Visitors from London, Suffolk and Essex listened to Friends of the Earth’s director Tony Juniper speak passionately about the urgency to … Continue reading

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