Travel and Environment

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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

Reclaimed waste mermaids make a splash for World Ocean Day

Reclaimed waste mermaids have “washed up” on the shores of Runswick Bay in Yorkshire and Bondi Beach in Sydney to highlight the sheer amount of plastic waste in the sea for World Ocean Day (June 8). Created by Helen Hill and Sally Giblin from Be The Future, which empowers families

Yorkshire Sculpture Park sets out to discover the next big artistic talent in the region

Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) is launching its 2023 Yorkshire Graduate Award that offers a unique residency opportunity for a graduate artist to develop and showcase their talent. Set in 500 acres of historically designed landscape, YSP is an international centre for the creation, display and appreciation of modern and contemporary
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