Travel and Environment

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Mary Portas OBE, is headline speaker at Yorkshire Sustainability Festival 2024

In a bid to encourage businesses to think twice about sustainability and come together to achieve ethical growth, Mary Portas OBE will be heading up the speaker stage on day one of Yorkshire Sustainability Festivals’ two day conference hosted later this year. Last month, Kevin McCloud MBE was announced as

Mulgrave Estate to discuss plans to plant over 300,000 trees

The award-winning Mulgrave Estate in the North York Moors is holding a public meeting to discuss Phase One of plans to plant 300,000 trees over 550 acres in a pioneering woodland project. The Phase One planting area will cover the parishes of Glaisdale & Egton (Egton Grange). Robert Childerhouse, Mulgrave’

Incredible conservation benefits of real Christmas trees discovered by survey

British Christmas tree plantations have been found to support various species of conservation concern such as red squirrels and polecats, according to the first ever study of its kind undertaken in the UK. Biodiversity was scrutinised at sites across the UK in a study commissioned by the British Christmas Tree

Crowning glory – Lord-Lieutenant’s King’s Coronation Tree finds a home at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The Lord-Lieutenant for West Yorkshire, Ed Anderson, visited Yorkshire Sculpture Park on November 7th to plant the King’s Coronation Tree, as part of a royal initiative to plant three million trees nationally. Funded by the Queen’s Green Canopy initiative, the iconic English Oak sapling was planted at a

Bedmaker in new collaboration with Wild Ingleborough

Fifth-generation family-owned Yorkshire bedmaker, Harrison Spinks, has joined the Wild Ingleborough programme to help restore and maintain nature across the region. As part of the long-term commitment, the Leeds-based luxury bedmaker, will focus its substantial five-figure investment on high-quality climate work, which includes natural regeneration and restoration of land around

SunExpress to take off from Leeds Bradford Airport

Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) has announced a new partnership with leisure airline SunExpress to boost the number of routes to Türkiye in 2024. SunExpress, a joint venture of Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines, will operate its inaugural flight from LBA to Antalya (AYT) in March 2024. The airline will offer three

Library book deliveries go green

Library books are on the move across Calderdale in a cleaner, greener way, cutting the carbon footprint of the Home Library Service. Calderdale Council delivers books for free to people who can’t get to a library due to ill health, disability, age or frailty, and to carers. The deliveries
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