Pages tagged with sustainable development

The Learning Legacy is a series of reports that captures knowledge, achievements and lessons learned from twelve years of regional economic development in Yorkshire and Humber.  It seeks to pass knowledge on to other bodies who may be able to apply it now or in the future. 

Sheffield Is My Planet will be encouraging people to cut CO2 and save money by giving out free rocket seed packs at the Sheffield Food Festival ‘Grow Your Own Zone’ in the Winter Garden this Saturday, 12-6pm.

Eighty seven social housing projects across the UK are set to benefit from a share of £17 million of government funding to test low carbon building technology, Science Minister Lord Drayson and Housing Minister John Healey announced today.

Many of us want to do something to help tackle climate change, whether it’s recycling, using our cars less or ensuring the house is insulated properly to stop heat escaping. But residents of one North Yorkshire town have taken it one step further and will be producing their own electricity in a matter of weeks.

Low Carbon Rural Capitals- an executive summary of a study undertaken to determine whether any of the regions’ rural capitals could sustain a pilot programme to trial new approaches to lower carbon settlements.

The Green Lane Centre in Whitby has won the regeneration ‘Neighbourhood Renewal Project of the Year’ at an awards ceremony held in London on 23 September. 

Yorkshire Forward has announced a new business plan which sets out how the Development Agency is responding to the challenges the region faces from the economic downturn and how it is working to ensure that the regional economy is able to respond quickly to the upturn when it comes.Yorkshire Forward has announced a new business plan which sets out how the Development Agency is responding to the challenges the region faces from the economic downturn and how it is working to ensure that the regional economy is able to respond quickly to the upturn when it comes.