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More than half polluting vehicles driven off Bath’s roads by Clean Air Zone, report shows

June 24, 2022
More than half polluting vehicles driven off Bath’s roads by Clean Air Zone, report shows

Bath’s Clean Air Zone, introduced in March last year, has halved the number of high-emission vehicles in the city centre and driven down its previous high levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) pollution, according to the first major report into its impact. Bath and North East Somerset Council, which brought in what was then the...

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Bristol Airport lands international ‘eco-innovation’ award for near-zero carbon scheme with easyJet

June 24, 2022
Bristol Airport lands international ‘eco-innovation’ award for near-zero carbon scheme with easyJet

An environmental initiative between Bristol Airport and easyJet that slashed emissions from equipment used to get passengers and baggage onto aircraft has won an international award. The trial – believed to be the first of its kind – reduced emissions to almost zero by using electric ground vehicles instead of diesel to move aircraft...

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Bath public relations agencies basking in glory after scooping five awards at regional PR awards

June 24, 2022
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Two Bath PR agencies have won five accolades between them at a regional public relations industry awards ceremony. Clearly PR scooped the Professional of the Year, Team Culture & Community, and Medium Consultancy of the Year titles at PRCA Dare Awards, while Highlight PR topped the Consumer Relations and Small Consultancy of the Year...

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Housebuilding industry award for Curo site manager for the second year running

June 24, 2022
Housebuilding industry award for Curo site manager for the second year running

A site manager working for Bath housing firm Curo on its flagship development on the city’s outskirts has won a top industry award for a second consecutive year. Alan Mapston, pictured, senior site manager at Mulberry Park – where Curo is building nearly 700 homes – received the National House Building Council’s (NHBC) Pride...

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Bath tech firm charts a course for young brothers’ epic Antarctic science project

June 23, 2022
Bath tech firm charts a course for young brothers’ epic Antarctic science project

Bath-based wireless technology firm Icoteq is supporting two brothers aged 10 and 12 in a pioneering 20,000km voyage to send two replica ships to circumnavigate Antarctica. Icoteq, which previously developed a new generation of satellite tracking equipment aimed at sea turtles and a plastic pollution tracker for a National Geographic-backed expedition – has designed...

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Stone King’s team of intrepid hikers hit the peaks to double charity fundraising target

June 23, 2022
Stone King’s team of intrepid hikers hit the peaks to double charity fundraising target

A team from Bath-headquartered national law firm Stone King put their best feet forward to complete a gruelling 22.5km hike in the Peak District to raise funds for two charities – and more than doubled their original £1,000 target. The seven-hour hike took place in challenging and windy conditions and included 850m of ascent. ...

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