The Aviation Minister Baroness Vere visited Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) as its investors the Peel Group today announced plans to build a £2m solar farm which will generate 25 per cent of the airport’s energy and drastically reduce its carbon footprint. The solar farm is due to be operational in
Family-owned civil engineering company Story Contracting scooped two top honours at leading rail industry awards which attract some of the biggest names in business. The company, who recently opened a York office and has a base at Normanton, lifted the "Investing in People" and "Community Engagement" titles at the Rail Partnership
Cushman & Wakefield has appointed David Robinson as Partner to head up its Logistics & Industrial team in Leeds. David joins from Savills in Leeds and will be responsible for developing Cushman & Wakefield’s industrial and distribution business across Yorkshire and Humberside. He brings 20 years’ industrial experience covering development, acquisitions and
A Yorkshire asset finance firm is plugging into the green taxi revolution being led by tougher legislation and environmentally-conscious passengers. Over the first quarter of 2019, Harrogate-based Ethos Asset Finance - which is one of the country’s principal finance providers to the taxi, chauffeur and private hire sectors - has seen
A Lancaster Bomber is to be flown over this year’s Tractor Fest at Newby Hall – a fitting addition to the show’s 1940s theme and commemoration of the outbreak of World War II. The flypast by the Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) will take place on both
Leeds-based Nexus Vehicle Rental, the UK’s leading tech-driven business mobility provider, has launched its new 2019 charity partnership with Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal death charity. Sands operates throughout the UK, supporting anyone affected by the death of a baby, working to improve the care bereaved parents receive, and promoting research
The region’s largest independent vehicle-hire firm will supply two Yorkshire-based hospices with free transportation this Christmas. Arrow Self Drive will provide three different sized vehicles to Wakefield Hospice and three to Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice; both of which are offering the public an opportunity to dispose of unwanted Christmas trees
Plans for the development of Britain’s new high speed railway between the Midlands and the North moved a step closer today, as HS2 Ltd revealed more detailed design proposals. Construction of the Phase One route between Birmingham and London is now well underway with 7,000 jobs already supported through the project.