Researchers rank UK’s most innovative LEPs

Researchers rank UK’s most innovative LEPs

Oxfordshire, Cambridge and Peterborough have outperformed London, Manchester and Liverpool to be named the UK’s most innovative Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs).

Legal-high ban to bring new council powers

A new ‘blanket ban’ on ‘legal highs’ will offer councils and police more powers to tackle psychoactive substances, the government has said.

Legal-high ban to bring new council powers


Biomass industry calls for better regulation

Paul Clark explains why an industry code of practice would protect local authorities from unscrupulous suppliers

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The Ariens Path-Pro™ provides quick and efficient snow removal for paths, pavements and other outdoor spaces. It is a single stage snow thrower designed for users who require a compact and easy-to-manoeuvre machine for snowfall of up to 22cm (8.6”).

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Tensar International

Systems from Tensar International, a worldwide leader in the manufacture and the provision of subgrade stabilisation, pavement optimisation and soil reinforcement, have been selected for use in the construction of a flood defence system in the Somerset village of Muchelney.

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Cool-Therm Ltd

Cool-Therm Ltd, a pioneer in the development of the ultra-efficient Turbomiser chiller, is now able to monitor and diagnose chiller performance via the Cloud and GSM, with major potential benefits for engineers and end users.