But Mr Brokenshire today insisted a functioning contact tracing regime, using the 25,000 contact tracers recruited by the Government, can still be in place by the hard deadline set by Mr Johnson, with plans to bring back schools, shops and businesses hanging in the balance as the economy goes into meltdown. … [Read more...] about Another day at the beach: Lockdown Britons flock back to the seaside to bask in 80F temperatures as Devon and Cornwall police chief who sent illegal campers home warns anyone thinking of staying overnight to ‘think again’
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When told about the illegal rave I attended within its local authority, a Royal Borough of Greenwich spokesman said the ‘police are being extra vigilant after a growing number of unlicensed music events, block parties and illegal gatherings are taking place ... as we enter the summer season.’ … [Read more...] about The illegal raves that should make parents shudder: Our reporter goes undercover on the dangerous new party scene – awash with drug dealers – as revellers flagrantly ignore Covid rules and asks: why ARE the police powerless?
Yet I agreed. As I say, I like footpaths. But now I worry that my naivety has been exploited by some rather irritating keep-fit cyclists who insist on rattling past even though, according to the Countryside Act 1968, bicycles should be ridden only on bridleways, not footpaths like mine. … [Read more...] about Off-road rage! Dog-walkers throw logs at cyclists while vicious ‘nail traps’ are planted in woods as tensions boil over between riders and pedestrians during lockdown
Several of the companies receiving loans of at least $5m reported having 500 employees, which is the upper end of what the government considers to be a small business. One was the Navajo Transitional Energy Company, which owns four mines including the one on Navajo Nation territory that supplies coal to the large Four Corners coal plant. The plant is run by Arizona Public Service Co, which will close it in 2031 when its coal contract expires. … [Read more...] about Over 5,600 fossil fuel companies have taken at least $3bn in US Covid-19 aid
‘The vast majority of people visit our sites respectfully but we have seen an increase in people misusing sites, for example setting up camps, chopping down trees, and other damaging activities such as mountain biking off designated trails. … [Read more...] about Woodland Trust fears lockdown littering will ‘hugely increase’ the risks of scarring the countryside – and hurting animals