Three new search reports from Groundsure

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Groundsure continues to move the searches market forward with an ongoing dedication to customer focused reports and is delighted to reveal three new products all launching on Monday 11th February. All of the new products incorporate the Avista report standards in terms of design, layout and navigation – helping conveyancers get to the information they

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Fly tipping and abandoned waste – a new headache for Landowners

Fly tipping is on the rise. Local Government statistics continue to show increases, as has been the trend for the last five years, with over 1 million incidents reported in 2016/171. Quantities of about the ‘size of a small van’ are most commonly dumped on highways, but there are also many incidents that occur on

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The UK: Palaeoclimates

Blog climate UK

Mainland UK has a varied geology, meaning no two areas of the country have identical underlying ground conditions. This is, in part, due to varying positions of the UK (in terms of latitude) and the resulting palaeoclimates and environments throughout geological time. Southern Hemisphere Cambrian lithology in the UK was deposited near the South Pole

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Fast fashion and landfills

At this time of year, it’s easy to get carried away with shopping when everywhere we look there are special deals and post-Christmas sales. But it can be easy to forget about the impact that fast fashion can have on our environment. In this post, I want to explore the link between fashion and landfills

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The ins and outs of the mercury soil guideline value withdrawal

On November 21st the Environment Agency announced they would be withdrawing the Soil Guideline Value (SGV) for mercury (including the associated TOX Report and Supporting Information Document) following discussions with Public Health England (PHE). The discussions arose from a 2012 European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)1 report that considered methylmercury and inorganic mercury in food and

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How to have a stylish sustainable Christmas

Stylish and sustainable are not normally two words that sit together in unison. Especially at Christmas time when overexcitement and excess outweighs the desire to be environmentally friendly. This blog will show that it is possible to have a stylish and sustainable festive holiday. Decorations Let’s start with decorating. An artificial tree is tempting to

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How green is driving electric?

In this blog, Alberto Pavano, Environmental Consultant at Groundsure, explores electric vehicles and discusses whether driving electric is environmentally friendly. If you have any questions about this blog or would like to find out more, please contact info@groundsure.com. Britain is set to ban all new petrol and diesel cars from 2040, following the lead of countries

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