Category Archives: Environment

Millennium Wood path formally opened by Mayor of Derby

Print PageEarly rain cleared to leave a bright day for the opening of the new path through Millennium Wood, near Heatherton, on Friday 15th March.  As its name suggests, the park has been there for nearly 20 years, providing a … Continue reading

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A common solution for renewable energy storage and aviation fuel?

Print PageToday I was pleased to discuss a common solution for energy storage in the electricity industry and sustainable fuel for the aviation industry.  I hope that this common interest will speed the research and development to make it reality. I’ve been concerned for … Continue reading

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Derby ideas help JCB

Print PageThis morning a road repair crew arrived at the top of my road to deal with a pothole collection.  The worst ones had been filled a few weeks ago, but the general deteriorating area was today’s task. This was … Continue reading

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Keeping Derby dry

Print PageLike many other cities, Derby has a river running through its centre.  Rivers can supply water for drinking and washing, power for industry and sometimes also transport – though the Derwent is a little small for this last. But alongside … Continue reading

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