Environment

Emergency help for new born babies on way thanks to delivery company Delsol

Survival blankets designed to treat troops on the front line are being used for new born babies making an emergency dash to hospital. Delivery company Delsol,  which operates across Cheshire and the north west, has landed the contract to distribute the baby blankets, made by Blizzard Survival, for ambulance crews across Wales and in London. […]

Firm celebrates half century of hiring

A leading hire company from Leigh that’s celebrating its 50th anniversary has been hailed as the “backbone of the local economy”. Leigh MP Andy Burnham was speaking after a visit to Astley Hire, which employs 25 people. He was taken on a guided tour of the premises at Lloyd Court, Jury St, Leigh, by commercial […]

Businessman finds perfect work-life balance in his garden

A West Yorkshire businessman is master-minding his multi-million international company from his garden – thanks a bespoke home office, created using aviation technology. Nick Wright and his wife Paula run Resdev Ltd, which makes and installs high-spec industrial resin flooring for pharmaceutical and food companies through to car park decks from its base on Ainleys […]

Beekeepers create a buzz at Church Square Shopping Centre

St Helens shoppers were greeted by a hive of activity when Church Square Shopping Centre went green with two days of family fun. Among the displays and activities at the centre’s Green Room project was a team from Ormskirk Beekeepers, who introduced shoppers to the amazing world of bees with their special display hive. With […]

St Helens set to be buzzing as Church Square goes green with free fun for families

BEE experts are bringing a buzz to St Helens as part of a fun weekend of environmental activities at Church Square Shopping Centre. An observation hive with thousands of bees, where children and adults can see the insect community up close, will be on display in the busy shopping mall. It is part of a […]

Top North Wales builder to build 700 flats in Liverpool

Award-winning North Wales builders Anwyl Construction have announced two major ventures in Liverpool as part of a programme of more than £30 million in new building projects during 2016. Anwyl will start work next year on a 15-storey block of 430 student flats on the Norton Street site of the former National Express coach station. […]

Eco award for Rochdale Exchange after shopping centre slashes energy use

A major project to cut energy use at Rochdale Exchange shopping centre, including a £180,000 investment in brighter and safer LED lighting, has won a top environmental award. Shopping Centre bosses were presented with a prestigious Green Apple award after a raft of eco-friendly changes, also including the introduction of faster ticketless parking. The shopping centre’s […]