Business must play its part during drought

Businesses must join households in helping to conserve water supplies, says the Environment Agency. The call comes as a hosepipe ban affecting 20 million consumers in the South East and East Anglia comes into force. The Environment Agency is encouraging all businesses to carry out a water audit of the workplace to establish where these savings can be made, for example by identifying leaks in need of repair. Read more on the Environment Agency website…

Canal & River Trust welcomes charity registration

The Charity Commission has confirmed the registration of the Canal & River Trust under registration number 1146792. The news means that the fledgling Trust, which already has a Board of Trustees, a governing Council and, in HRH The Prince of Wales, a Royal Patron, is now legally permitted and will soon be ready to raise charitable income to support its objectives. Read more on the British Waterways website…