Government back local authorities to help kickstart nature recovery

The selected authorities will receive a share of £1 million to identify where nature and wildlife habitats can be restored

Cumbrian firm wins £30m Sellafield contract

TSP Engineering will provide containers that will transfer nuclear waste from the Magnox Swarf Storage Silo to newly-built storage facilities on the Sellafield site

Cavendish Nuclear keeps lab open amid covid-19 lockdown

The firm’s analytical laboratory in Cumbria is continuing serving critical nuclear industries

Proposed coal mine in Cumbria is ‘incompatible with climate ambitions’

That’s the claim outlined in a new report published by think tank Green Alliance, which suggests ongoing reliance on the fossil fuel will hold back the development of low carbon steelmaking in the UK

Work begins to remove plastic from Cumbrian river

The 2.5km of plastic was installed around 25 years ago in the River Keekle near Whitehaven to protect it from contamination from mineworks

New National Nature Reserve in Cumbria to become active carbon sink

Bolton Fell and Walton Mosses will in time capture and store carbon to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases emitted into the atmosphere

Pub Menu
‘I’ll have a beef burger with a side of carbon please’

A National Trust pub in Cumbria has added information about the carbon impact of food to its menu

Toshiba pulls out of UK nuclear power venture

It has decided to wind up its nuclear arm, NuGeneration, which planned to build the Moorside project

Company behind new Cumbrian nuclear plant confirms job cuts

Toshiba-owned NuGen’s 100-plus team will be reduced to less than 40

United Utilities applies for three drought permits

It has warned of a ‘severe water shortage’ due to the lack of rainfall