This time last year I wrote about how the Angling Trust works to promote the benefits of angling to parliamentarians and how important the All Party Parliamentary Group on Angling has been in giving us both a platform and access to supporters in both Houses of Parliament. You can read it again here:
HUGE piles of waste were strewn across a country road in one of the most shocking examples of fly-tipping to hit the South East. Items including wood, bricks, plastic bags, trees and even an ice chest were discarded in East Park Lane in Newchapel around November 27 last year.
"Burrowing crayfish" could cost a college thousands of pounds after they eroded an Oxford riverbank and caused a wall to partially collapse.
What's the price of a bottle of water, or a ready meal from the corner shop? One pound? Two ninety-nine? The real cost is probably more than you realise. That's because our addiction to plastic is responsible for one of the worst ecological disasters of the modern age: the build up of plastic in the world's oceans.