City of York Council sets out proposals to create new community woodland

The local authority says the new initiative could see 50,000 trees planted by 2023

York welcomes the ‘largest zero emission park and ride fleet in the UK’

The electric fleet is expected to improve city’s air quality by saving 1.6 million tonnes of carbon dioxide every year

York to ban cars from city centre

Councillors approve plans to ban private vehicles from medieval city centre by 2023

Biorenewables research centre opens in York

The medieval city of York, famous for its Minster (pictured) is now home to a research centre which looks into developing chemicals from renewable sources. Based at the University of York, the facility will give firms and academics a place to test, develop and scale up biorefining processes. Biorefining is a way of processing biomass […]

Waitrose fits electric car charging points

Supermarket chain Waitrose has introduced electric vehicle charging points at one of its newest stores. The York branch opened last month and was been picked to be the group’s first store in the UK to have charging points in its car park. Chargemaster, a UK’s provider of charging stations, fitted DualCharge posts at York, which […]