‘Robo-camera’ threatens residents with prosecution – The Guardian

Posted February 7th, 2012 in ASBOs, closed circuit television, local government, news by sally

“A council has apologised for installing a ‘robo-camera’ in a housing estate garden which indiscriminately takes pictures of anyone entering, residents included, before warning them they are in a restricted area and face prosecution.”

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The Guardian, 6th February 2012

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Defra to issue new guidelines for building on polluted land – The Guardian

Posted February 7th, 2012 in contamination, environmental health, news, planning, pollution by sally

“Building on land contaminated by industrial pollution or even asbestos will be made easier after government regulations are published today, experts claim.”

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The Guardian, 7th February 2012

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