Press Releases

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.

Nov 26, 2013 11:59 GMT My Climate & Me Sir Tim Smit, Co-founder of the Eden Project in Cornwall, has set climate scientists a unique challenge during a recent My Climate & Me interview.

Stoke Park Becomes The First UK 5 Star Hotel To Offer Electric Car Charging

May 18, 2013 00:00 BST Stoke Park Stoke Park is the first 5 star hotel in the UK to offer this service. As a five star hotel, Stoke Park is used to seeing Lamborghinis and Bentleys but hopes the charging points will herald the arrival of the Tesla Roadster and its ilk. The points operate on a trickle charge and will be available for guests and members to use free of charge.

Play your part in improving your town

Sep 27, 2012 15:14 BST Bury Council Ambitious plans to bring together communities and improve each part of Bury have now been agreed.

Sep 17, 2012 12:20 BST SEKAB Better and more hard-hitting enzymes for breaking down cellulose result in a more efficient production of bioethanol for biofuels and green chemicals. SEKAB E-Technology is one of the few companies with the ability to test innovations within the field on a scale, transferable to an industrial production scale.

Dec 13, 2011 09:23 GMT Institute of Development Studies, IDS The Durban climate summit ended in high drama, with a consensus agreement to open a new phase of negotiations, to be finished by 2015 at the latest, with targets for all countries kicking in from 2020. Given initial positions of the most powerful actors, this outcome looks impressive; a testament to the diplomatic skills and stamina of those pushing for a deal. Also, importantly for developing...

Dec 01, 2011 17:59 GMT Hidden Britain Whatever transpires over the next few months, funding pressures mean making the case for tourism as a driver of economic and social benefit is more important than ever. Successful communities are working with their local authorities to research the tangible benefits visitors bring to an area and building the case for funding accordingly.

Oct 13, 2011 08:40 BST SABMiller Backus has been awarded for its "Sustainable Development Strategy and Social Corporate Investment" and was distinguished as Exemplary Practice of Business Social Responsibility in Latin America 2011 by the Mexican Center for Philanthropy (CEMEFI), a prestigious international institution that promotes business social responsibility.