Press Releases

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.

Natural & Organic Products Europe: Natural Living Exhibitor Show Highlights 2015

Mar 25, 2015 15:20 GMT Natural & Organic Products Europe With all exhibition space now sold out, this year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe trade show will be its biggest yet. Taking place next month, on 19-20 April, at the new venue of London ExCeL, it will feature over 600 exhibitors showcasing thousands of natural and organic brands.

Flood resilience project hit by fatal landslide

Mar 25, 2015 15:08 GMT Practical Action Practical Action staff are working with communities in Lima, after intense rainfall caused flooding and landslides that have devastated parts of the Peruvian capital where the charity has been working.

Port of Gothenburg new export port for Volvo cars to Russia and China

Mar 05, 2015 12:59 GMT Port of Gothenburg The Port of Gothenburg will be the new export port for Volvo cars to Finland, Russia and China. This will result in a new service to Finland and Russia and an increase in volume of around 30,000 cars each year.

New deep sea service between the Port of Gothenburg and Japan

Feb 06, 2015 07:49 GMT Port of Gothenburg The Port of Gothenburg has acquired a new deep sea service to Japan. The service will be operated by the newly formed 2M Alliance – MSC and Maersk Line. Japan is a major importer of Swedish forest products.