Nic Dakin MP opens Centrica’s new gas-fired power plant at Brigg

Centrica is celebrating the end of construction of its new fast response power plant in Brigg, North East Lincolnshire. Nic Dakin, MP for Scunthorpe, officially opened the new facility today (Friday 5 October). The 50MW facility [...]

The future of retail parks is green

by Hannah Milne, Director of Regional portfolio at The Crown Estate If asked to consider the colour most associated with retail parks, I’m sure that grey would be on most people’s lists, with ‘green’ being a less [...]

Whittington primary school reduces lighting energy costs by two-thirds

Whittington Primary School is looking forward to big savings on electricity bills thanks to new energy-saving LED lighting. The school worked with energy-saving specialist company SaveMoneyCutCarbon, which fully managed the whole project, from planning to finance [...]


Last week (4th – 7th June) 11 Midlands companies from the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sector travelled to the United States to meet with buyers at BIO International Convention Boston, in a delegation supported by the Midlands [...]

Herefordshire firewood business welcomes Government’s new Clean Air Strategy

Wood-burning has once again hit the headlines with the release of the Government’s new Clean Air Strategy and Herefordshire-based Certainly Wood is welcoming the proposals. The family business has kiln-dried British logs for over 10 years, having pioneered [...]

East Midlands Recycling Company Nominated For National Award

An East Midlands company has a national award in its sights after being shortlisted for a 2018 Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management Award. Wastecycle, which has sites in Nottingham and Leicester, is nominated for Waste [...]