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  1. Ecologist Special Report: EU must back up its words with action on deforestation

    Theecologist.org -Environment 06.19 / 22:08 www.theecologist.org
    Though the Earth loses forests at an alarming rate, the EU has yet to take decisive action against the most severe causes of deforestation. The EU must now act swiftly to ensure its consumption no longer drives forest destruction, writes SÉBASTIEN …
  2. Student house left in a 'state' after mountain of rubbish is...

    A mountain of rubbish has left a Lincoln garden in a "state".Bags of waste have been left in the front garden of a student house in Carholme Road.Four bins in the garden are surrounded by empty boxes, a toaster and a kettle.Even a skeleton decoration from Halloween has been dumped outside.Read more: Students join fight against Lincoln NHS centre closureThe house is owned by Lighthouse Property Services which provides student accommodation in the city.A member of staff confirmed…
  3. Why diesel drivers in Croydon and London are being urged to leave...

    Diesel drivers across Croydon and the rest of London are being urged to leave their vehicles at home this week.Clean air experts say that the recent hot weather, with low winds and no rain, is causing air pollution to gather over the capital.Levels of ozone and particulates - the tiny particles in fumes - are rising due to the long period of stable high pressure and warm weather, which is expected to last for the rest of the week.Both ozone and particulates are particularly harmful to…
  4. Lincolnshire enters 'golden era' of demand for industrial space

    Lincolnshire's commercial property market is enjoying a golden era with light industrial premises being rented out or sold before they are even built. A survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) shows that in the East Midlands, industrial space was outperforming office and retail in the first quarter of 2017. Thirty-eight per cent of respondents reported a rise in demand for industrial premises across the region, 19 per cent said investor interest in regional…
  5. Lincolnshire Show 2017 - your survival guide

    Enjoy a true celebration of all things great about Lincolnshire at the 133rd Lincolnshire Show on Wednesday, June 21 and Thursday, June 22. Here, we have produced a survival guide to help you get the most out of your visit, come rain or shine. To find out how to get there, where the toilets are, and what's on during the event, which is one of the biggest in the county's social calendar. With an eclectic mix of breath-taking entertainments, local food and drinks, shopping, live…
  6. 'Make friends with a Lincolnian and they're your friend for life'...

    Tell us what you love about Lincolnshire by joining our #LoveLincs campaign which aims to champion everything that is fantastic about our county. From the kindness of the friendly people, to the hearty food and glorious countryside, we want to celebrate Lincolnshire's greatness. We will feature your stories in the Lincolnshire Echo and Target Series newspapers and online at Lincolnshire Live. Here, former Mayor's Officer Joe Cooke and his wife Julie talk about their love of the…
  1. Quality of Norfolk eateries on the rise says top Norfolk chef Eric Snaith

    Edp24.co.uk -Agriculture  06.18 / 17:44 www.edp24.co.uk
    The quality, variety and standard of cooking in Norfolk is on the rise. Eric Snaith, head chef at Titchwell Manor, said the number of eateries in Norfolk had grown substantially over the past 10 years to a point where there was an exceptional variety on…
  1. TfN names connectivity corridors to transform North’s economy

    Transport for the North (TfN) has set out how it will develop both a major road network for the region and an integrated rail plan that includes Northern Powerhouse…
  2. Highways England awards £290m asset delivery contract

    Highways England has revealed the companies that have won a place on a South West contract framework worth up to £290m, the last of three asset delivery contracts to be awarded in the …
  3. Capitalise on changing consumer demand at breakfast time for maximum profitability

    Hotel-industry.co.uk - Industries 06.19 / 12:11 hotel-industry.co.uk
    Beacon, the UK’s leading purchasing company, is encouraging hospitality operators to rethink their breakfast menus, following new research highlighting a shift in consumer behaviour in the out of home breakfast market. Working with one of its leading suppliers, Kellogg’s, Beacon has shared its insight and advice on the UK breakfast market and the opportunities for growth, with stats revealing that average consumer spend at breakfast has seen a 31% increase since 2015 …
  4. Bedford Lodge Hotel uses Cockney slang and braille in new dessert menu

    Hotelowner.co.uk - Industries 06.19 / 10:44 hotelowner.co.uk
    Bedford Lodge Hotel and Spa has launched its new á la carte dessert menu, which “turns retro classic desserts into modern masterpieces.” The new menu uses innovative cooking methods to “inject humour and intrigue” into the dishes offered. Head pastry chef, Lee O’Neill, has incorporated cockney rhyming slang and his study of braille onto the … The post Bedford Lodge Hotel uses Cockney slang and braille in new dessert menu appeared first on Hotel Owner…
  5. Hoist Group announces the acquisition of Paragon Systems

    Hotelowner.co.uk - Industries 06.19 / 09:38 hotelowner.co.uk
    Hotel supplier Hoist Group has announced the acquisition of Paragon Systems, a Irish software integrator provider to the hospitality industry. Hoist hope that the new acquisition will “strengthen its product range and widen its offering.” Paragon manages software solutions such as HotSoft Property Management Systems (PMS) and Point of Sale solutions (POS). HotSoft has since … The post Hoist Group announces the acquisition of Paragon Systems appeared first on Hotel Own…
  6. AccorHotels partners with IDeaS to improve revenue strategy

    Hotelowner.co.uk - Industries 06.19 / 09:06 hotelowner.co.uk
    AccorHotels group and IDeaS revenue solutions have announced a partnership which will enable the group to rely on IDeaS expertise. The new partnership will allow each AccorHotels property to “intelligently” price its rooms with the use of SAS analytics and cloud-based technology. It works by integrating the hotel and external market data into its analytics … The post AccorHotels partners with IDeaS to improve revenue strategy appeared first on Hotel Own…