Preston-based social housing contractor Forrest has been appointed a registered installer of retrofit home improvements under the Government's Green Deal.
Contractor Blakedown Landscapes will begin refurbishing Flag Market in Preston city centre this week in preparation for the Preston Guild 2012.
The Preston-based regeneration specialist has launched a new retrofit and environmental division.
Preston's new Brockholes wetland and woodland nature reserve and floating visitor centre is set to open on Sunday 24 April. [includes gallery]
Disease resistant Elm trees are being planted on Riverside Walk in Preston's Miller Park to replace an avenue of trees which became diseased in 2010.
The University of Central Lancashire has been awarded nearly £1.1m from the European Regional Development Fund to establish a project that will increase the uptake of small wind turbine technologies by SMEs.