Bike-mad actors bag green Edinburgh award

An acting troupe has just won a round of green applause – for cycling 2,000 miles between theatres. Four performers in The HandleBards bagged the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Sustainable Practice Award for their green tour. By cycling around Europe and the UK to perform Shakespeare’s ‘Comedy of Errors’ and ‘Macbeth’ rather than driving, it’s estimated […]

£2m boost for sustainable transport schemes

Campaigns to encourage parents to leave their cars at home for the school run in favour of low carbon alternatives such as cycling are to benefit from a £2 million fund. The Department for Transport is providing the extra cash for nine schemes to encourage more sustainable travel choices. They include a project to make […]

Government injects £78.5m into sustainable transport schemes

The Government has announced a £78.5 million fund to support sustainable transport schemes across England. Local authorities are being invited to bid for a slice of the cash – up to £1 million – from the Local Sustainable Transport Fund to support a range of travel measures. The projects are expected to reduce excess traffic […]