Press Releases

Great start for the Port of Gothenburg’s environmental discounts

Sep 29, 2015 16:25 BST Port of Gothenburg January 1 this year saw the introduction of environmental discounts in the Port of Gothenburg, the aim being to incentivise vessels with high environmental performance. Edvard Molitor, Senior Manager Environment at the Port of Gothenburg Authority, reveals that the concept has got off to a great start.

Hitachi Rail Europe wins award for environmental innovation

Aug 14, 2015 12:28 BST Hitachi Rail Europe ​Hitachi Rail Europe’s flagship Ashford Train Maintenance Centre, home of the iconic Class 395 fleet, has won a prestigious environmental award from Japan-based Hitachi Limited.

​In Bloom judging day – what will be the verdict?

Jul 27, 2015 15:16 BST Bury Council Gardeners, volunteers, and council staff face an anxious wait after the judges from RHS North West in Bloom came to the borough.

Jul 27, 2015 10:24 BST Bury Council All 12 of Bury’s main parks have won the prestigious Green Flag Award for the sixth year running.

Jul 14, 2015 12:24 BST Marine Stewardship Council (global) The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has today launched a new global fund for supporting critical fishery science research and projects aimed at strengthening knowledge and global capacity to assist small scale and developing world fisheries in their journey to achieving MSC certification.

Port of Gothenburg offers natural gas bunkering

Jul 02, 2015 09:42 BST Port of Gothenburg A growing number of ships worldwide run on liquefied natural gas, LNG. Now they can bunker this cleaner fuel alternative at the Port of Gothenburg. New regulations for LNG bunkering have been introduced by the Gothenburg Port Authority in collaboration with the Port of Rotterdam.

Roadshows to help you ‘recycle around the home’

Jun 16, 2015 14:00 BST Bury Council Recycling roadshows are being held across the borough next week to help residents ‘recycle around the home’ and put the ‘right thing in the right bin’.

Apr 28, 2015 12:59 BST Bury Council The Friends of Redisher Wood (FORW) have organised a Woodland Wildflower Walk led by local natural history expert Dave Winnard on Sunday 10 May.

Practical Action CEO to step down

Apr 24, 2015 11:09 BST Practical Action Chief Executive of Practical Action Simon Trace will step down from his position in October this year. Interested candidates for the job are being encouraged to apply.

Recycle for Bury Easter egg winner

Apr 16, 2015 13:15 BST Bury Council A very out-of-the-ordinary Easter egg was won in a free prize draw at Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival by Kathleen Morrison of Ramsbottom.