New global record ‘likely’ within five years

Latest predictions from the Met Office suggest that Earth’s global average temperature is likely to reach record warmth during the five-year period 2020-2024. The current...

RHS Garden Bridgewater opening moves to May 2021

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) announces today that the opening date for RHS Garden Bridgewater has been postponed to Tuesday 11 May 2021 due...

Plans approved for large solar farm in Little Hulton

A large scale solar farm of almost 6,000 panels is set to be built in Little Hulton. Salford City Council approved plans to its own...

Visiting the beach? Volunteers urge families to take their plastic beach toys home

In just three months, the St Annes LOVEmyBEACH volunteers have collected an astonishing 133 plastic beach toys that were left on the beach. The volunteers...

Teachers Union calls for circuit break

In the face of rapidly rising infection levels amongst secondary pupils, the National Education Union is calling for an urgent circuit breaker to suppress...

Major UN report backed by Manchester Met analysis calls for green coronavirus recovery to...

Transport emission scientists from Manchester Metropolitan University have contributed to a major new United Nations (UN) climate action report that calls for a green...

North West’s Power network getting ready for 3 million electric vehicles

Electricity North West has set out new plans for how it intends to support more than 3 million electric vehicles (EV) in the region...

10p plastic bag charge to come into force on 21 May

The single-use carrier bag charge, which has seen a 95% cut in plastic bag sales in major supermarkets since 2015, will be increased from...

North West walkers and farmers warned of livestock danger

AN agricultural expert is warning North West walkers and farmers to stay vigilant in the vicinity of livestock and their young this summer, to...

Peatlands the size of 250 football pitches will be restored across Greater Manchester, Lancashire...

Peatlands the size of 250 football pitches will be restored across Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Cumbria, thanks to over a million pounds of funding...