Iceland becomes first UK supermarket to sell fish deemed surplus to requirements by other...

Iceland has become the first UK supermarket to sell fish deemed surplus to requirements by other store chains. Until now, whiting and pouting have been...

Government reveals plans to tackle air pollution

Some wood burning stoves will be banned and restrictions on ammonia from fertilisers could be introduced under proposals introduced by the government...

Climate change may bring disease carrying mosquito to UK

Recent research has shown that the Asian tiger mosquito, which is able to transmit diseases such as dengue and Zika, could become established over...

One Greater Manchester borough is leading the way in Bee-autiful grass verges

The borough of Rochdale is taking a stand and creating flowering grass verges to help stop the worrying decline of bees and other insect...

Crashing out of the EU without a deal will leave the countryside in ruins

Crashing out of the EU without a deal will leave the countryside in ruins says an uplands farming expert on her return from a...

Groundbreaking ‘Smart Street’ project could see North West’s electricity bills cut by up to...

A pioneering energy project that could see customers save up to £60 a year on electricity bills and help the UK move towards a...

2019 record temperatures conclude a decade of records

The decade 2010 to 2019 holds eight high UK temperature records, compared with only one low-temperature record in the set of official Met Office...

Manchester Barclays branches out of action after Greenpeace climate protest

Over 95 local Barclays high street branches have been shut down by Greenpeace activists this morning as part of a national protest against the...

Showers rare as Lancaster scientists record the sunniest April for 46 years

Scientists at Lancaster University’s Hazelrigg weather station have just recorded the sunniest April since 1974 – and the second sunniest since their records began...

Post lockdown traffic getting back to normal but air remains cleaner as congestion is...

Air pollution is lower than expected in some of the UK’s towns and cities, despite a return to almost normal traffic levels, new research...