Dying arts taught at reborn church

Construction company Carefoot is running a programme of traditional building craft lessons in conjunction with the Churches Conservation Trust and the Heritage Lottery Fund as part of the renovation of All Souls Church in Bolton.

Green Services Hub launches

The new Green Services Hub backed by firms including Savills, Willmott Dixon and Places for People, aimed at simplifying environmentally friendly procurement, is due to hold its first event on Thursday.

Pipeline to reduce volume of water taken from Bowland

Farrans Construction has won a £6.1m contract with United Utilities Water to build a new pipeline in Lancashire aimed at protecting water levels and boosting wildlife in the Brennand and Whitendale rivers running through the Trough of Bowland.

Canal champions win arts funding

Arts Council England has awarded a consortium that includes Canal & River Trust and Barnfield Construction £2m to create cultural events along the Leeds & Liverpool Canal in and around Burnley and Blackburn.

TEG agrees £2m waste deal

Listed energy-from-waste specialist TEG Group, based in Chorley, told the stock market on Friday it had entered into a contract with a major waste management company, for organic waste composting at a number of its sites.

BDP retained for castle repairs

The Manchester studio of BDP has been appointed by the Duchy of Lancaster as architects for a programme of conservation works at Lancaster Castle.