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]

New trees to ‘live longer’ in Preston park

Michael Hunt

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.

BREEAM approval for Brockholes wetlands

Preston's new Brockholes wetland and woodland nature reserve and floating visitor centre, which opens in spring, has been awarded BREEAM ‘outstanding' status for its environmental quality.

UCLan to help develop small wind turbine market

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.