Transfer of private sewers will free customers from unexpected repair bills

Surprise bills, which can run into tens of thousands of pounds, to repair broken, blocked or damaged sewers will no longer catch out water customers after changes being introduced today by Environment Minister Richard Benyon.

1 July 2011

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New rules mean it will be easier and cheaper to travel abroad with pets

It will become cheaper and easier to travel abroad with pets when new rules are introduced at the start of next year.

30 June 2011

Re-appointments to the Environment Agency

Lord Chris Smith of Finsbury has been re-appointed as Chair of the Environment Agency for a further three years by Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman.

29 June 2011