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Towards Net Zero – Newcastle University

Newcastle University is at the forefront of research which is driving forward carbon neutrality and a Net Zero economy. In the race to tackle the climate crisis, its academics are researching ways to achieve ambitious – but crucial… Read More

Community Involvement – SeaScapes

The SeaScapes scheme will deliver 23 projects – both on-shore and beneath the sea – from South Shields to Teesmouth over the next four years. Its partnership and community approach to protecting and celebrating this fascinating stretch of… Read More

Viking Energy Network – South Tyneside Council

The Viking Energy Network is a proposed cutting-edge renewable energy scheme. It will extract heat from the River Tyne and export it to nine council-owned buildings in Jarrow, South Tyneside. Benefits include: cut carbon emissions by an estimated 1,035 tons per year … Read More

Natural and Industrial Heritage – Land of Oak & Iron Partnership

The Land of Oak & Iron Partnership is a public/private collaboration between three local authorities (Durham CC, Gateshead Council and Northumberland CC), Groundwork NE and the recently established Land of Oak & Iron Trust, building on the success… Read More

Driving the Electric Revolution – Newcastle University

Newcastle University is leading a national programme where companies will benefit from a £28.5m investment into cutting-edge equipment to help them achieve the UK’s net zero ambitions. Investment from Driving the Electric Revolution, at UK Research and Innovation… Read More

Low cost/low carbon energy – Gateshead District Energy Scheme

The Gateshead District Energy Scheme is a 5km heat and power network which supplies low-carbon, low cost energy to homes, Council offices, and businesses across Gateshead Town Centre. Completed in early 2018, it is owned by Gateshead Council,… Read More

MIMAEnvironmental artistic thematic

Environmental Artistic Thematic – MIMA

According to a recent study by the Natural History Museum, the UK has only half of its natural biodiversity left. Human activity, including agriculture and industrialisation, has depleted nature, with many consequences for human lives. The Tees Valley… Read More

Groundworks

Groundwork’s mission is to inspire people and deliver positive sustainable change in places of need. To achieve our aim we work with proactive public services, corporate or statutory bodies such as local authority or government, community leaders, external… Read More

Building retrofit- Darlington Borough Council

Darlington Borough Council has made a commitment to reducing its impact on climate change. We have several buildings, all of which will gain from energy efficiency measures and investment in new technologies. Our Theatre, the Darlington Hippodrome, is… Read More