Leeds plugs in ‘UK’s first’ solar-powered Park and Ride

The £38.5m project is forecast to cut down commuting times, significantly reduce traffic congestion and pollution

Northern Gas and Power ordered to pay £36k over harassment allegations

Daniel Robson, a former employee of Northern Gas and Power spoke to ELN about his ‘dark times’ in the company

Climate change: Thousands of trees planted to reduce flood risk in Leeds

The project aims to store and slow the flow of flood water after heavy rain, create new habitats and store carbon, making the city more resilient to climate change

UK to set up green finance research hubs in London and Leeds

The research centres will help divert investment away from unsustainable activities such as deforestation and fossil fuels and towards low carbon sectors, ensuring climate and environment are at the heart of UK financial decision making

UK records almost a million fly-tipping incidents in last year

The area with the most reported fly-tipping incidents was Leeds, with 32,411 incidents dealt within the last year, according to a new report

Chancellor’s praise for entrepreneurs, as Global Procurement Group founder, Fokhrul Islam, named Scale-Up Entrepreneur of the Year

The founder of Global Procurement Group, Fokhrul Islam, has been named Scale-Up Entrepreneur of the Year for the north east at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards.

Leeds rolls out free electric bike scheme for commuters

Citizens of the city will be able to borrow an electric bike free of charge for up to two weeks

Government awards £40m for seven district heating networks

BEIS is proposing to establish Ofgem as the heat network regulator

New online checker for clean air zones with charges launched

The vehicle checker, which is now live, aims to help businesses and drivers to prepare for the introduction of clean air zones in Birmingham and Leeds

Wasted energy ‘costing businesses £60m a year in unnecessary bills’

Energy wasted by offices in the City of London could be used to power more than 65,000 homes, new research suggests