Time to look again at renewables? Business Insights

Renewable energy is hitting the headlines yet again with recent initiatives to reduce the numbers of diesel and petrol vehicles on our roads,

Local academy wins energy saving competition News

Students and staff at City of Norwich School, an academy sponsored by Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT), are celebrating after reaching the top spot in an energy saving competition.

Destination Wookey – Inland Resort Bid News

One of Somerset’s top tourist attractions is spending millions of pounds aimed at creating an inland resort area as an alternative to the dash for the coast.

Heritage Group Forms Britain’s Biggest Cultural Umbrella News

A group of dynamic Cumbrian heritage attractions, Cumbria’s Living Heritage, is sending a big message out to visitors from across the UK and beyond, by highlighting how it believes it collectively forms Britain’s biggest cultural umbrella.

Cutting Your Costs and Carbon Footprint Business Insights

The commitment of Materials Handling companies to sustainability practices has been increasing dramatically in recent years and is now becoming a current trend.

Croome’s ‘secrets’ unveiled in new Channel 5 series News

A National Trust property, near Worcester, opened its doors to Channel 5 for a new series which will celebrate the stunning estates, historic houses and miles of breathtaking countryside and coastline in the conservation charity’s care.

Clean air zone in Birmingham may slow down construction News

Current plans to introduce a Clean Air Zone in Birmingham to reduce air pollution are likely to have a negative impact on local builders unless mitigation measures are put in place, say Birmingham’s builders’ merchants

Potty about Penguins? News

Twycross Zoo is celebrating Penguin Awareness Day this Friday 20 January 2017, with a whole weekend of fun activities for all ages.

Midlands Duo Set Out To Halve Energy Bills Within Five Years News

Two energy supply experts with experience in the Big Six are launching an alternative energy company which plans to pro-actively help customers use less energy to dramatically cut their bills and reduce their impact on the environment.

Folly Farm Centre Winners In New Tourism Awards News

Folly Farm Centre, a sustainable venue in the Chew Valley, south of Bristol have been awarded bronze for Sustainable Tourism at the inaugural Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards on 19 October.

Bringing Down Your Energy Costs Business Insight

Whether you are a committed proponent of green energy or simply looking to spend less on energy, there are two major ways to bring down your energy costs, use less and pay less, by switching to a supplier with a more favourable tariff for your business.

Grab a spade and create your own landscape News

Families are being encouraged to get hands on with a new outdoor installation ‘Brown at Work’ and become landscape designers at a National Trust property near Pershore.

Thinking Green Business Insight

Thinking green is no longer the trendy preserve of the new agers, but something that businesses are increasingly finding makes sound economic sense.

Catapult mission to transform UK energy systems News

The Energy Systems Catapult, which aims to create a clean, intelligent energy system for the UK, has announced it is relocating to smart new offices in Birmingham city centre this summer.

Quilter Cheviot announces sponsorship of Countryfile Live News

Bristol investment management firm Quilter Cheviot has struck a deal to sponsor the very first BBC Countryfile Live, a major new countryside event that will bring Britain’s most watched factual television show to life.

Is this the UK’s greenest funeral home? News

Ian Hazel Funerals in Lichfield Road, Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield is harnessing the power of the sun as part of its quest to become the UK’s most genuinely environmentally friendly funeral home.

Bruntwood unveils Birmingham’s largest roof garden News

Cornerblock, Bruntwood’s latest redevelopment in Birmingham, will feature the city’s largest rooftop garden. The 2,800 sq. ft. outdoor space will be fitted with all-weather tables and benches, attractive plants and shrubbery, and will have Wi-Fi access.