Manchester Airport celebrates its regional roots with 80 oak trees up for grabs

Communities across the region are being given the chance to apply for a commemorative oak tree and time capsule as part of Manchester Airport’s...

New method could save our iconic chalk grasslands

A three-year experiment by ecologists from The University of Manchester, the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and Lancaster University has revealed how our iconic...

More than a third of food never reaches the supermarket shelves

More than one-third of farmed fruit and vegetables never reaches supermarket shelves because it is misshapen or the wrong size, research suggests. More than 50...

Next Five years will see heatwaves continue says study

New research from the University of Southampton and the Laboratory of Physical and Spatial Oceanography, in Brittany suggests that the average temperature of Earth’s atmosphere...

Manchester is going carbon neutral – will other cities follow suit?

The term “carbon neutral” wasn’t widely recognised in 2005, but just a year later, the Oxford Dictionary named it as its word of the...

Adopt a Bee at The Printworks

The Printworks, is giving members of the public the opportunity to adopt their very own bee in aid of charity. Home to four beehives, housed...

Manchester Greenpeace volunteers in action on Air Pollution urge Volkswagen to ditch diesel

Greenpeace volunteers in Manchester were in action in Stretford yesterday to raise public awareness around air pollution, targeting Volkswagen diesel as the prime suspect. Recent...

Even breathing in low levels of pollution can affect the heart study finds

Researchers have found that people exposed to air pollution levels well within UK guidelines have changes in the structure of the heart, similar to...

Hose pipe ban called off for the time being

The hosepipe ban due to start on 5 August has been called off, United Utilities has announced. The Company says that the slightly cooler temperatures and...

A Springboard for a green Greater Manchester

Ambitious plans to make Greater Manchester one of the leading green city-regions in the UK and Europe have been approved The Mayor of Greater Manchester,...