RSK urges firms to prepare for new environmental rules

Specialist land remediation and environmental science consultancy RSK Group is holding a series of briefings for property professionals ahead of the expected changes to ISO14001, the main environmental management system, due to be published later this month.

Winckley Square revamp revealed

Designs for the £1m renovation of historic gardens in Preston city centre have been released ahead of grant application submissions to the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Big Lottery Fund later this month.

Guild Hall makeover gets go-ahead

The first phase of the restoration of Preston's Guild Hall by Lancashire-based investor Simon Rigby's Villa Group has been approved by the council.

Lottery support for Winckley Square vision

Heritage Lottery Fund has given a group led by Winckley Square Community Interest Company first-round approval for grant funding to pay for the restoration of the historic square in Preston city centre.

Lottery bid for park makeover

Preston City Council has unveiled plans for the restoration of Moor Park ahead of an application to the Heritage Lottery Fund for £2m.

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.