Saturday, October 31, 2020

Tag: Environment

Coastal councils call for £1bn green transport investment

Coastal councils call green transport investment
More than 40 seaside councils across the UK have signed a letter calling for £1bn investment in decarbonisation of their maritime industries, potentially creating up to 74,000 new jobs

Solar solution: Hastings resident proposes arcade energy alternative

Solar panels Hastings
Following ongoing community resistance to Hastings Borough Council’s proposal to install solar panels in Hastings Country Park, one local resident has..

Grand Pier leads the charge for environmental change in Weston

Grand Pier Eco
With coastal resorts having the most to lose when it comes to the pollution of the planets oceans, the Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare - a pioneer in environmental ideas..

Grand Pier hails Eco Cup Success

Grand Pier Eco Cup
The environment is playing a pivotal role in business now, and no where more so than at Weston’s Grand Pier who latest Eco Cup initiative has gone down a storm.

Pubs lead the way on sustainability and environment

pub enviroment
The British Beer and Pub Association has reported that almost a third of UK pubs consider removing plastic options from their venues “very important,”..

UKinbound reports sustainability for both environment and business

UKinbound environment business
UKinbound has reported that UK businesses are making significant headway in reducing their impact on the environment, wit 81 percent of tourism..

Grand Pier goes green with reusable Eco Cup

Grand Pier Plastic waste cut
The Grand Pier at Weston-super-Mare has taken a step forward in its bid to reduce plastic waste by introducing the Eco Cup to its cafes and kiosks.

Government report identifies long-term threats to seaside resorts

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Climate change has been identified as one of the biggest long-term threats to coastal communities in a report published by the Government Office of Science.   Scientists from Exeter University, who compiled the study, said climate change would “pose a significant threat” by 2080, with a sea level's rise of up to one metre, increasing winter storms, coastal flooding, rising temperatures,...

Tayto theme park going green with solar farm plans

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Owner of the Tayto Park theme park, Ray Coyle, has announced the finalisation of plans for a E24m solar farm in the County Meath countryside.   Plans were submitted last week for the 35-megawatt facility, which upon completion, will be made up of 127,250 solar panels across 140 acres of land owned by Coyle and Michael McDermott, a neighbouring farmer. “It looks...

Beach bathing water the best since records began

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England’s £3.6bn seaside economy has received a boost after it was revealed that bathing water quality at England’s favourite beaches is the cleanest it has been since records began. According to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the 146 million people who visit the coast every year can now enjoy swimming in seas that are cleaner than ever,...