Press Releases

Jun 23, 2015 09:30 BST Virgin Trains Bargain hunting travellers will next week see the arrival of the much anticipated Virgin Trains three- day Summer Seat Sale. From Tuesday June 30 to Tuesday July 2, prices on a massive one million seats will be slashed on the rail operator’s West Coast route.

Jun 22, 2015 16:20 BST Bury Council Children’s play areas across the borough are to be improved under a half-million pound improvement plan.

Jun 22, 2015 14:30 BST MARINElife

New relay modules for environments with explosive atmospheres

Jun 22, 2015 13:36 BST Phoenix Contact UK The product range of the highly compact PLC Interface relay modules now also includes variants for deployment in environments with explosive atmospheres.

Virgin Trains driver Iain Black honoured at Transport Awards

Jun 19, 2015 14:42 BST Virgin Trains A train driver hailed as a hero by Sir Richard Branson for his role in a derailment has been honoured at a Glasgow awards ceremony. Iain Black, 54, was given a Special Contribution to Transport Award at the Scottish Transport Awards a month after retiring from Virgin Trains.

Cellulose from wood can be printed in 3D

Jun 17, 2015 07:00 BST Chalmers University of Technology ​A group of researchers have managed to print and dry three-dimensional objects made entirely by cellulose for the first time with the help of a 3D-bioprinter. They also added carbon nanotubes to create electrically conductive material. The effect is that raw material based on wood will be able to compete with fossil-based plastics and metals in the on-going additive manufacturing revolution.

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’.

New bus routes and bike friendly buses introduced.

Jun 15, 2015 16:30 BST Moray Council Bus passengers can now take their bike for a ride between Elgin, Kinloss, Findhorn, Forres, Hopeman and Burghead. In addition, local services to and from the new Forres health centre have been increased to run every hour, with a drop-off point inside the health centre grounds.

Virgin Trains brings Wayne and Gerardine Hemingway on board for uniform redesign

Jun 15, 2015 11:55 BST Virgin Trains Virgin Trains has brought on board iconic British designers, HemingwayDesign - led by Wayne Hemingway MBE and Gerardine Hemingway MBE and their multi-disciplinary team of young designers - to revamp its uniform. The new uniform, which will be ready from late 2016, is set to bring a distinctive look to Virgin Trains’ frontline team.

Jun 11, 2015 20:13 BST MRH The photovoltaics market is expected to grow from $89.52billion in 2013 to $345.59billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 18.30% between 2014 and 2020. In terms of geography, APAC is expected to hold the major market share at 53.25% in 2013, followed by Europe at 23.52%.