Press Releases

Future Energy has got it right, says competition agency

Jul 08, 2015 12:08 BST Sparkle Communications FUTURE Energy, the Newcastle-based energy supplier, which will open for business at the end of this month, has had its core messages effectively endorsed by a Government agency report.

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.

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.

Eight out of every ten ships meet the northern European rules on sulphur

Mar 06, 2015 08:00 GMT Chalmers University of Technology Emissions of sulphur from shipping fell sharply when the tightened EU rules came into effect at the start of the year. This is shown by recent measurements by researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, at the entrance to Gothenburg Harbour in Sweden. But not all shipping lines appear to be complying with new stricter emission requirements.

Practical Action recognised as leading example of action against climate change at COP20

Dec 10, 2014 16:18 GMT Practical Action Practical Action recognised by UN for climate change adaptation project which is scalable, innovative and replicable

Sep 24, 2014 08:40 BST Chalmers University of Technology Is it possible to transform our cities, towns and regions, to both address the challenges of today and embrace the opportunities of sustainable development for our children tomorrow? Creating a place for the urban in the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals is of highest priority in the urbanSDG Campaign.

Jun 24, 2014 17:01 BST Bury Council Public examination of Bury’s Core Strategy, the plan which seeks to guide and control development in Bury for the next 15 years, has been suspended.

Wind of Change Blows Through Rochdale

Apr 01, 2014 14:46 BST Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council is confirming that a wind turbine pilot site at the former Hill Top School in Kirkholt is now fully operational and already generating electricity.

Share your memories of historic Radcliffe

Jan 28, 2014 17:01 GMT Bury Council Residents are being asked to share their memories and photographs to help bring the historic Radcliffe Tower back to life.

Recycled designs go on show in Bury

Jan 21, 2014 16:43 GMT Bury Council Young people from across Bury have been putting their fashion design talents to the test by creating outfits made from rubbish ready for a ‘Trashion Show’ this Sunday.