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360° flood support from UK’s leading flood responder

Adler & Allan has launched a new 360° flood resilience service, designed to help businesses prepare, protect, respond and recover from flooding. With the UK subject to at least one major flood every year since 1988, and the risk, severity, and frequency of flooding increasing, many more businesses need to consider

Leeds Building Society saves energy to the moon and back

When colleagues at Leeds Building Society wanted to help tackle climate change they didn’t realise they’d cut emissions so much they could have made it to the moon and back almost eight times. Now, as a result of its commitment to reduce its environmental impact, the Society has become only the

Virtual reality gaming technology helping Yorkshire Water engineers design futuristic sites

Engineers at Yorkshire Water are turning to virtual reality technology developed by The University of Sheffield to help design and visualise new treatment works which could help save the company £1m in design costs by 2020. The university’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) has developed virtual reality headsets that allows Yorkshire

Dockless bike hire scheme ofo to continue Northern expansion with Leeds launch

The world’s first dockless hire scheme, ofo, will expand to Leeds after the local authority approved its launch in the city. Senior councillors assessed and approved ofo’s scheme at Leeds City Council’s executive board yesterday, following discussions with several other bike share companies. ofo will now begin preparing the ground for a

Leeds City Region businesses saving enough energy to make 48 million cups of tea

Businesses in the region are reducing carbon emissions and saving energy thanks to support from Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP) Resource Efficiency Fund. Celebrating one year since its launch, the Resource Efficiency Fund (REF) project, provides support and advice to businesses on how to save money through more efficient use

Flaxby Park Ltd ready to deliver homes and major investment for Harrogate District

Plans to transform a disused golf course into an exciting and sustainable new community, with thousands of exceptional homes, supported by improved transport links including a new rail station, will be officially lodged this month. With easy access to junction 47 of the A1(M) this 430-acre site near Knaresborough is a

Jet Environmental “first choice suppliers” of distribution centres

When PHOENIX Healthcare Distribution Limited needed to redevelop a distribution centre, Jet Environmental provided the perfect service. Rob Benson, Head of Strategic Projects PHOENIX said: “For many years, Jet Environmental have been first choice suppliers of HVAC installations across the PHOENIX network. “During the initial planning stage, PHOENIX decided to engage an

Leeds-based drainage contractor appoints operations manager

Leeds-based drainage contractor, Jet Aire Services, has appointed Mark Lee as operations manager to help build the existing civil engineering section of the business.  Mark is highly experienced in construction and civil engineering with particular expertise in Term Maintenance Contracts which is ideally suited to his new role at Jet Aire

Adler & Allan wins BITC Award for its flood support services

Asset protection and oil and environmental services specialist, Adler & Allan, won The Barclays Award for Building Resilient Business at the 2017 BITC Responsible Business Awards, announced at a gala dinner held at London's Royal Albert Hall. Adler & Allan's achievement is in recognition of its flood response, recovery and resilience program in Cumbria, following

Eco-friendly homes prove a “green” success story for Leeds firms

It's “green for go” for two Leeds firms who have teamed up to create an eco-friendly collection of new family homes in the north east of city.  Adel-based developers Shellbourne Properties and Solec Energy Solutions, headquartered in Headingley, have teamed up to bring a brownfield site in Swarcliffe to life with a