HOUSE OF LORDS SELECT COMMITTEE ON THE RURAL ECONOMY
On 27 April 2019 the House of Lords Select Committee published its report on the Rural Economy.
The Report is a summary of the Select Committee’s findings from its 2018 inquiry into all aspects of the rural economy. The House of Lords Select Committee on the Rural Economy was appointed by the House of Lords on 17 May 2018. The remit of the Committee is “to consider the rural economy, and to make recommendations”. The Committee held a number of public hearings to gain an overview and to learn of the key themes relating to the rural economy. The Committee was required to agree its report by the end of March 2019 and it was published on the 27 April 2019. The Report is currently awaiting Government response and debate.
A ‘PDF’ copy of the report can be downloaded from the ‘Parliament UK’ website by clicking here.
For a summary of key points and links to further discussions please click here
WINTER MID WEEK CLOSURE OF RECYCLING CENTRES
County Recycling Centres will be closing mid week during the winter months. Click on the link below to see details of which days each Centre will be closed
URGENT – BOX TREE MOTH AND CATERPILLAR INFESTATION IN SAPPERTON
We have been advised that Box Moth has been sighted in Sapperton.
It is vital that this outbreak is tackled as quickly as possible. Please click on the link below, for further information from the European Boxwood and Topiary Society on how to spot this pest and treat your box trees and hedges.