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Havant youngsters shine in solar challenge event

FUN Children at the challenge

By Jeff Travis
Published in the Portsmouth News – Monday 27th June 2011

SCHOOLCHILDREN became shining examples of how to care for the planet when they designed solar-powered vehicles.

Children from across schools in Havant got creative and used recycled materials to make a moving vehicle with a solar cell.

Staunton Country Park hosted the Havant heat of the Hampshire Solar Challenge and taking part were Hart Plain Junior School. Riders Junior School, Emsworth Primary School, St James’ Church of England Primary School and Bidbury Junior School.

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FOE 40 Years on a celebration in pictures

Friends of the Earth International, the world’s largest global grassroots federation of environmental groups, today marked 40 years of ‘mobilisation, resistance and transformation’. The group was founded in 1971 in Roslagen, Sweden, by environmental activists from France, Sweden, the UK and the US who saw the need for an organisation that would address wider environmental and social issues. Today, the federation boasts 76 member groups and more than 2 million individual members and supporters around the world

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Keeping it cool for nothing

If you want to chill out this summer try making yourself a terracotta fridge. Click Here to read more