Supplies Switched On In South Of Town First
Green Recycling Fashion Show
A fashion show with a difference hits the catwalk in Peterborough today - showing how £1.5bn is lost-out by charities because we chuck stuff away.
The "Wear it, Love it, Share it" fashion show, gives you the chance to bag a bargain and help out local charities at the same time. The event shows off fashion from bang on trend to quirky and classic second-hand outfits, all at value prices.
The latest in a series of events is taking place at the Queensgate Shopping Centre, Peterborough on Saturday (Sept 17) between 11am-3pm.
On average, each of us throws away £400 worth of clothes every year. Over half of all the clothes, shoes and accessories bought by women in the UK last year have never been worn.
63% of our clothing is dumped in landfill where it can rot to produce methane, a powerful greenhouse gas. Clothes manufacturing uses 10 times more energy than producing steel.
Making synthetic fabrics like polyester uses more energy than natural fabrics like cotton. The equivalent of a year’s carbon emissions from all the homes in Wales is produced by Britain throwing away its unworn clothes each year.
Climate change = 1,700kg of fossil fuel. 450g of waste in landfill. 4kg CO2 emissions
National Grid Continue To Switch Off Meters Before Gas Allowed Back On
5700+ Residents In Oundle Without Gas - Engineers From Around Country Investigating
Abellio has announced it will sell 40% of the Greater Anglia rail franchise to Japanese giant Mitsui.
Recently Played Tracks
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.
Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.