Dong wind farms to triple in size

Major extensions to Dong Energy's offshore wind farms in the Irish Sea off the North Wirral and Cumbrian coasts were among a round of eight renewables projects approved by Government yesterday.

Covanta drops High Court case against waste authority

Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority and Covanta Energy have reached an "amicable settlement of their dispute" that ends the legal battle over the awarding of a contract to an operator in the North East.

Vivark recruits following contract wins

Simon Donohue

Four unemployed people have secured jobs with the Vivark repairs and maintenance social enterprise company following contract wins with Knowsley Housing Trust worth more than £500,000.

Further call for waste decision to be overturned

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Simon Donohue

Awarding Merseyside's £1.2bn waste recycling contract to a Teesside-based consortium represents a lost opportunity to attract inward investment and create jobs, according to Ellesmere Port and Neston MP Andrew Miller.

Casey wins park restoration job

Sefton Council has appointed Rochdale-based contractor Casey Group to restore Kings Gardens next to Southport's Marine Park and Promenade.