Places for People enters Green Deal market

Preston-based social housing group Places for People is to establish a green services business to provide Green Deal installers and advisers to third parties.

City wind project gets go-ahead

Preston City Council has approved its own planning application for an 80-metre test wind turbine at a site on the banks of the River Ribble.

Preston to trial city wind power

Preston City Council is proposing to build three 100-metre-high wind turbines near the Riversway docklands development close to the River Ribble.

Forrest named on Green Deal panel

Preston-based social housing contractor Forrest has been appointed a registered installer of retrofit home improvements under the Government's Green Deal.

Brockholes to host ERDF green forum

The North West Development Agency will hold a European Regional Development Fund Northwest Environment Sector Event on Tuesday 21 June at the new Brockholes Visitor Centre near Preston.

UCLan science building completed

Construction firm Morgan Sindall has handed over the new £12m forensic science laboratories for the University of Central Lancashire.

Brockholes wetland to open at Easter

Preston's new Brockholes wetland and woodland nature reserve and floating visitor centre is set to open on Sunday 24 April. [includes gallery]