Tag: Climate Crisis

Harrison Spinks announces ‘seismic’ Carbon Neutrality commitment

Harrison Spinks has made a seismic pledge to become fully net carbon zero by the end of 2021, offsetting its entire carbon footprint, as the manufacturing company announces the launch of a new function, Harrison Spinks Renewables. The fifth-generation bed and mattress manufacturer, which employs over 500 people at its

£2.5 million to help Leeds communities tackle climate crisis

Tackling climate change in Leeds gets £2.5 million boost, thanks to National Lottery funding £2.5 million of National Lottery funding is going to a partnership of Leeds organisations, including Voluntary Action Leeds, to work with communities across the city to take action, tackle climate change and create over 40 local

Beeston Councillor leads pension fossil fuels divestment drive

On Thursday 31 July councillors on West Yorkshire Pension Fund’s Joint Advisory Group (JAG) took the unexpected step of voting against the proposed WYPF Funding Strategy Statement. WYPF manages the pensions of local government workers in the five West Yorkshire Councils. The Statement was rejected by a majority of councillors

You’re never too young to be an eco-warrior

As part of our Climate Crisis series, South Leeds Life asked local schools what they are doing around environmental education and action. Here are the responses from Cockburn school and Greenmount Primary School in Beeston, but first the members of Westwood Primary School‘s Eco Club in Middleton: We are a