Press Releases

Hardest to heat homes in Rochdale prove no match for Mr Toast

Feb 25, 2014 13:29 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Residents in some of the hardest to heat homes in the borough are on their way to tumbling energy bills now that the Get Me Toasty scheme is giving their properties an eco-friendly makeover.

Feb 24, 2014 17:24 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council The Greenhouse Centre, located in Stapenhill Cemetery will be holding their first open day and plant sale on the1st March between 10am – 1pm.

Media Invitation: Urban Agriculture in the European Parliament

Feb 24, 2014 13:27 GMT Plantagon International AB Press Invitation: Seminar in the European Parliament 4th of March 2014 at 16.30-18.30 Feeding the City in the Europe and the World Urban Agriculture - an Integral Part of Urban Planning Speakers include Hans Hassle, CEO, Plantagon, Jose Manuel Sousa Uva, Director, DG Agriculture and Rural Development in the European Commission, and Monika Zimmermann, Deputy Secretary General, ICLEI.

Virgin Trains achieves environmental management certification

Feb 24, 2014 12:02 GMT Virgin Trains

19inch rack switches for control centres and data centres

Feb 24, 2014 09:30 GMT Phoenix Contact UK Phoenix Contact is now offering new rugged managed switches for deployment in 19” racks as used in control centres and data centres.

Acquire short signals reliably

Feb 24, 2014 09:22 GMT Phoenix Contact UK Sensors provide very short signals in specific areas of application, including in conveying technology. With the new logic pulse expansion module from the PLC relay range by Phoenix Contact, pulses> 0.1 ms can be reliably acquired and expanded to 10...2550 ms.

New VW Golf GTE plug-in hybrid set for Geneva debut

Feb 21, 2014 09:01 GMT Volkswagen UK Volkswagen has unveiled the first pictures of the Golf GTE – a new plug-in hybrid version of the multi-award-winning Golf hatchback that combines the benefits of electric mobility with the dynamics of a Golf GTI.

Successful Recycling Campaign Rolled Out To Littleborough

Feb 20, 2014 14:52 GMT Rochdale Borough Council A campaign by Rochdale Borough Council to help residents put the right waste in the correct bin has proved such a success that it is being rolled out to a further area from March in a bid to improve the area’s recycling rates.

Campaign saved 120 tonnes of sulphur emissions

Feb 20, 2014 08:36 GMT Port of Gothenburg The Port of Gothenburg's campaign for a cleaner shipping industry is continuing to bear fruit. During 2013, 49 vessels took part in the programme. In total, they saved 120 tonnes of sulphur emissions.

Feb 18, 2014 09:02 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council Marchington Parish Council becomes the fourteenth Parish Council to seek a designation to allow them to prepare a Neighbourhood Plan for their area.