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Change to fluorescent bulbs
If every house in the UK changed all of the light bulbs in their house, that would be equivalent to taking one million cars off the road.

‘Vicious circle’ warning over water firm investigated for Langstone Harbour sewage discharge

Scum foam at Langstone Harbour, Eastney

 

Published in the Portsmouth News on the 3rd September 2018

Story by Ben Fishwick

 

AN ENVIRONMENTAL campaigner has warned Southern Water must ‘keep pace’ to avoid pouring more sewage and stormwater into Langstone Harbour.

Ray Cobbett, chairman of the Havant branch of Friends of the […]

More than £375,000 of funding secured to protect Langstone homes from flooding

Deep flood water in Creek Road, Hayling Island

Published in the Portsmouth News on 29th May 2018 Story by Tamara Siddiqui

 

FUNDING to develop designs for a new coastal defence scheme which could protect homes from flooding and erosion has been secured.

On behalf of Havant Borough Council, the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership […]

Straw campaign group shifts focus to reusable bags

Lissie Pollard, left, Giles Babb and Bianca Carr all of Final Straw Solent, are now turning their attention to plastic bags. Picture Chris Moorhouse

Published in the Portsmouth News on 22nd May 2018 Story By David George

CAMPAIGNERS who have been looking to stamp out plastic straws across the Solent region are now […]