P461 Teletext 461 Oct 4 21:51:00       ————————————————————————————————  PROTEST PLANNED AGAINST FACTORY FARMING Demonstrators are to stage a protest at Europe's top farming event against factory farming methods which they say impose huge suffering on animals. Animal lovers will protest outside the Smithfield Show at Earl's Court, London from November 24 to 27. The main demo will be on the first day. Pressure group London Animal Action says more than 700 million animals a year are treated barbarously. ——————————————————————————————————1/5—— Get into the latest Grooves 620 WHAT'S UP IN THE GREEN WORLD p465 WWF Birds What's On Eco-scene
P461 Teletext 461 Oct 4 21:50:00       ————————————————————————————————  GOVERNMENT TO DOUBLE BSE CULL RATE The Government is to double the rate at which cattle are slaughtered in the latest effort to end the BSE crisis. Public Service Minister Roger Freeman said there was a "fresh emergency" because more farmers than expected have decided their cows should be culled. There is currently an estimated backlog of about 400,000 cattle. Mr Freeman said the Government's target would be 55,000 animals-per-week. ——————————————————————————————————2/5—— What's On index 630 NEWS HEADLINES ON ITV p300 WWF Birds What's On Eco-scene
P461 Teletext 461 Oct 4 21:51:01       ————————————————————————————————  AMERICAN WARBLER SPOTTED A house garden could become besieged as bird-watchers seek the latest American songbird to be blown into Britain by gales sweeping across the Atlantic. Twitchers want to see the five inch black and white warbler, which the Bird Information Service says appeared in a garden near Beachy Head in East Sussex. But the BIS warned enthusiasts that the garden is private and they will have to view from a nearby grass field. ——————————————————————————————————3/5—— Check out your horoscope 485 IT'S YOUR LIFE! p480 WWF Birds What's On Eco-scene
P461 Teletext 461 Oct 4 21:51:00       ————————————————————————————————  FACELIFT FOR DERELICT LAND Derelict land in a South Yorkshire village is set to win a £240,000 grant to boost leisure facilities. The money will be used to provide footpaths, fencing, landscaping and picnic and children's areas on tand beside the canal at Kilnhurst. It forms part of a £1.7m three-year investment package involving the business community and local councils. ——————————————————————————————————4/5—— Get into the latest Grooves 620 WHAT'S UP IN THE GREEN WORLD p465 WWF Birds What's On Eco-scene
P461 Teletext 461 Oct 4 21:51:11       ————————————————————————————————  SHEEP RADIATION 10 YEARS ON Fallout from the Chernobyl disaster in 1986 is still affecting sheep farming on the Isle of Man, statistics show. The latest radioactivity figures, monitoring levels in sheep, show that no areas of restricted hill grazing land will be released this year. A large area of the island, stretching from Snaefell to the Michael Hills, is currently a restricted zone. ——————————————————————————————————5/5—— What's On index 630 SCHOOLS INDEX p660 WWF Birds What's On Eco-scene