Energy and Green

  • Green brand specialist Viridi well placed as homeworkers' market eyes Christmas growth

    Green brand specialist Viridi well placed as homeworkers' market eyes Christmas growth

    08-10-2020

    If you are a boss and wondering whether that hard-won team identify and company ethos years in the making is dissolving in the modern home-working environment you are not alone.  As ever, ...

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  • Gloucestershire-based Horizon pulls plug on multi-billion pound nuclear power programme

    Gloucestershire-based Horizon pulls plug on multi-billion pound nuclear power programme

    16-09-2020

    Once wannabe nuclear power giant. Horizon, has announced it is scrapping plans to build a nuclear power plant at Oldbury-on-Severn and in North wales.  Those who have followed the story cl...

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  • As trade picks up in Stroud it looks like an 'old-tech' delivery service will remain key link in chain to customers

    As trade picks up in Stroud it looks like an 'old-tech' delivery service will remain key link in chain to customers

    16-09-2020

    When Stroud Chamber of Trade included the Bike Drop cycle delivery service on in its Welcome Back Toolkit it was just one of a number of measures to support traders in the five valleys.  B...

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  • The creative director of Green Spark Marketing takes on The Raikes Journal’s 20 Questions

    The creative director of Green Spark Marketing takes on The Raikes Journal’s 20 Questions

    28-08-2020

    The lockdown rush to digital working and staying indoors proved a challenge for the woman who enjoys spending as much time as possible outside and simply loves nature.  But, being indoors ...

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  • Crown Estates appoints Gloucestershire businesswoman to its board

    Crown Estates appoints Gloucestershire businesswoman to its board

    30-07-2020

    A leading figure from the green energy sector and one of Gloucestershire’s most high-profile business women has a new role.  From the beginning of September Juliet Davenport OBE, who...

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  • New Gloucestershire school development underway

    New Gloucestershire school development underway

    25-06-2020

    Sod-cutting for what will be Gloucestershire’s newest school when it opens in September next year has begun, giving both a county-based architect and developer cause to celebrate.  W...

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  • Delivery business rolls into Gloucestershire with zero carbon footprint

    Delivery business rolls into Gloucestershire with zero carbon footprint

    03-06-2020

    If you are wrestling with the guilt at having items delivered to your door a specialist delivery service covering Gloucester and Cheltenham could have the answer.  Former teacher, Ed Arnol...

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  • Stroud businessman challenges Government’s energy policy in court

    Stroud businessman challenges Government’s energy policy in court

    19-05-2020

    A boss of one of Gloucestershire’s biggest firms has joined environmental campaigners attempting to force a judicial review of the government's 2011 national policy statements on energy.   ...

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  • Trading Through Coronavirus 17. Greg Pilley. Adapting to survive - An independent brewer's tale

    Trading Through Coronavirus 17. Greg Pilley. Adapting to survive - An independent brewer's tale

    03-05-2020

    In this episode, Nigel Barker of Business West speaks to Greg Pilley, managing director of Stroud Brewery, about meeting the challenges facing independent breweries who have seen sales slump du...

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  • Student wows construction industry with low carbon housing ideas

    Student wows construction industry with low carbon housing ideas

    28-04-2020

    A student from Gloucestershire has wowed judges with a unique environmentally friendly housing design at a national competition.  University of Gloucestershire student, Kat Cooke...

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  • Manager named in sustainability 30 under 30 listing

    Manager named in sustainability 30 under 30 listing

    28-04-2020

    A young manager from the University of Gloucestershire has been chosen to join a prestigious club recognising aspiring young sustainability, CSR and energy professionals.  Miriam Webb, sus...

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