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"The event was a roaring success"
10,000 children try taste of venison at educational shows

BASC has introduced venison to more than 10,000 children at food and farming days in Essex, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire over the past month. The BASC Eastern team attended three events where they cooked venison tasters and gave talks about the health benefits of eating this delicious source of protein.

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Flint pushes employment agenda in social housing
Housing minister continues employment push

New housing minister Caroline Flint today continued to apply her old work and pensions brief to social housing. Speaking on the challenges faced by people in social housing she singled out the risk of “intergenerational inactivity”, where several generations are all out of work and living in social housing. The government reports half of working… Read more »

Government to force council tenants to seek work
Council tenants told to find work or lose home

People in social housing will be expected to find work or risk losing their tenancy, the new housing minister announced today. Caroline Flint said the government was prepared to make active job seeking a condition for tenancy in social housing. The measure would only apply to new council tenants at first but Ms Flint refused… Read more »