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Sep 14
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Nissan delivers 155-mile battery upgrade with new Leaf

Nissan delivers 155-mile battery upgrade with new Leaf. Japanese carmaker Nissan has added a new 30Kwh battery to its flagship Leaf electric vehicle, improving its driving range by 25%. The Leaf, which previously ran on 24Kwh batteries, now has a driving range of 155 miles on a single charge thanks to the improved battery, which […]

Sep 11
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£5 million greener bus fund announced to tackle air pollution

Government announced competition so local authorities can fit emission-cutting technology and provide better journeys. Local authorities across England will, from 10 September 2015, be able to bid for a share of £5 million funding to fit buses with green technology and offer better journeys. The Clean Bus Technology Fund 2015 will allow local authorities to […]

Aug 26
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National Cycle to Work Day

Posted by Emma Taylor in Carbon Footprint, Transport on Aug 26, 2015

3rd September is National Cycle to Work Day. The event encourages everyone to join the UK’s 760,000 bike-commuters in cycling to work for at least one day. Cycling to work offers great health benefits, saves money on fuel or public transport and is an excellent way to unwind at the end of a long day! […]

Jul 16
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Electric Vehicle Sales & Funding Update

Posted by Emma Taylor in Carbon Footprint, Sustainability, Transport on Jul 16, 2015

Spike in sales of low emission vehicles, as government announces revisions to grant scheme 2015 is set to be a record year for sales of electric cars, with registrations in the January- May period already approaching the total sales figure for 2014. Four times as many low emission vehicles were registered during the first five […]

Jun 18
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Access Lincoln scheme to promote sustainable travel in the city

Posted by Emma Taylor in Small Business, Sustainability, Transport on Jun 18, 2015

Building on the success of the Access LN6 project, the sustainable travel scheme has been relaunched to include the whole of Lincoln. The project aims to promote sustainable transport across the city, supporting key infrastructure projects and encouraging residents and commuters to walk, cycle, use public transport and car share. Since 2012, Access Lincoln has […]

May 21
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Bike Week

Posted by Emma Taylor in Carbon Footprint, Transport on May 21, 2015

13th- 21st June is Bike Week in the UK! The 2015 event has a special focus on cycling to work, encouraging commuters to bike in with colleagues or take part in work-place challenges. The Bike Week website has free resources to help businesses to plan their own events, including public liability insurance, promotional materials, national publicity opportunities […]