THE environment has been forced to second place over the last few years as the recession deepened.

And more is the tragedy, given our understanding of the seriousness of global warming and carbon emissions.

It is clear though that people realise the task facing us and some of the changes we need to make are relatively simple.

Have a read of our free annual Green Guide out with this issue and hopefully get some inspiration to make a few of those basic changes that will help to make a difference.