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New habitat management course woefully inadequate, says sector

The removal of gamekeeping and wildlife management courses from the education syllabus by 2023 has been described by the rural sector as “deeply concerning” in an open letter to the Secretary of State for Education, Nadhim Zahawi. The letter states the removal of the Land & Wildlife course within the new T Level system will… Read more »

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Jersey Assembly votes for humane right to die law

Jersey’s States Assembly today approved a proposal to change the law on assisted dying for adult islanders with terminal or incurable conditions, who have a clear and settled wish to end their lives. Channel Islands Humanists, part of Humanists UK, which campaigns for a right to die for those with terminal or incurable illnesses, praised the debate… Read more »

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Report finds communications a major problem in July 7th emergency response
‘Major communications problems’ in July 7th response

The emergency services’ response to the July 7th bombings in London last year was hampered by “major communications problems”, a new report finds. The London assembly’s investigation into the attacks on the capital’s transport system, in which 52 people died, praised the “incredible acts of courage” by ambulance, police and fire service staff, and members… Read more »