In July, parts of the North West saw the entire month’s rainfall land in just a matter of hours, writes Stephen O’Malley of Civic Engineers. Move into August and the picture hasn’t really changed; we’re seeing unseasonal heavy, persistent rain and gale force winds.
Peel Environmental has signed a £130m agreement with Waste2Tricity and PowerHouse Energy to deliver 11 waste plastic to hydrogen facilities, as the developer prepares to submit a planning application for the first scheme at Protos, Cheshire.
The Mayor of Liverpool has pitched the £230m bid to Boris Johnson’s new Government in a bid to boost the city’s economy through new powers and funding, including incentives for the private sector to build more energy-efficient homes.
The RHS has launched a fundraising drive for the final £4.8m required to allow RHS Garden Bridgewater to open next summer, making the appeal as it announced the creation of a Mother Orchard for the North West in the Salford garden.