Manchester City Council is to create two organisations in a bid to help companies meet new green targets, including a 60% cut in annual CO2 emissions.
Highly acquisitive environmental consultancy RSK Group has completed its second deal in as many weeks by adding Stats to its stable.
The public sector has approved funding for a £1.3m environmental improvement programme for Chester city centre as it aims to attract more tourists.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is testing on-site renewable energy production with two wind turbines as it attempts to reduce its environmental impact.
Cheshire-based RSK Group has started 2008 in the same acquisitive mood as last year with the takeover of environmental testing firm Building Sciences.
After a lengthy search for a director of the Mersey Waterfront programme a former regional manager of Business Link has been selected for the job.
Environmental consultancy RSK Group has opened a Manchester office of 20 advisers as it embarks on a business drive across the North West market.
A pressure group has raised concerns about the number of companies planning to build turbines across the Cumbrian landscape.
Encams, the Wigan-based national organisation responsible for the Keep Britain Tidy campaign, has named Phil Barton as its new chief executive.
Liverpool and Manchester have been named as two of the worst offenders in a report on the carbon footprint impact of cities across the country.
The public sector has reaffirmed its support on new regional parks as they pledge to create eight new parks in the North West.
More than 1,200 acres of wasteland across the region are to be considered for new woodlands under the Forestry Commission’s Newlands programme.
Property advisor CB Richard Ellis has created dedicated teams to meet growing demand in the leisure investment and environmental services markets.
RIBA has announced the shortlist to design a new visitor attraction at the Brockholes Wetland and Woodland Nature Reserve in Preston, Lancashire.
Peel Holdings has unveiled details of its environmental plans for Media City UK, the 200-acre project set to become home to the BBC in Salford Quays.
The North West Development Agency is to give £9.2m towards improving the area around Liverpool Football Club’s proposed New Anfield stadium.
Two separate architectural competitions are being held to create high-quality tourist facilities in parts of Lancashire and Cumbria.
The developer appointed to bring 147 acres of derelict grounds and buildings near Preston back into use has added more social housing to its plans.
An expert in running historic tourist attractions has been tasked to deliver the £80m transformation of Lowther Castle and gardens in Cumbria.
The Greater Manchester areas of Tameside and Oldham have topped a table of the places in the UK where traffic has grown fastest in the last decade.
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