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Planning Minister, Nick Boles, has announced that Britain needs to expand the area of our country taken by urbanisation to 12%.  Statistics can be misleading!  Is this a 33% […]

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Europes largest nature reserve will start being constucted in Essex. The nature reserve will be 1,500 acres in size and will use the waste soil from the construction […]

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A pair of people on the isle of Jersey have found a huge collection of coins located under a hedge. It is thought that the coin collection is […]

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Due to high precipitation levels in Wales over the past few weeks and in particular over the past couple of days 600 villagers have been evacuated from Pennal in […]

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Plans for the biggest new town in Britain since Milton Keynes have been resubmitted, for Northstowe, 6 miles n-w of Cambridge

The town, which could take 20 years […]

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Mexico City Rubbish Crisis

On January 25, 2012 By

The closure of Mexico City’s largest landfill site has caused an emergency – rubbish trucks spend hours queing to transfer their rubbish, instead of collecting new waste.

This […]

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Some excellent statistics from Brazil comparing life in the slums and rural areas.

A report about the 6% of Brazil’s population from the Brazilian Institute of Geography and […]

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Living Spaces!

On December 3, 2011 By

Demand for housing in Hong Kong has led to flats being sub-divided into 120 sq.ft. units -yes the whole area is 12ft x 10ft!

They have their own […]

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