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Going Out, Oxford, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford University, Oxfordshire, Press release, roadworks, Safety

Motorbike ownership by UK region

The South East has the most motorbike owners, while the North East has the fewest

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Art, Events, Going Out, Oxford, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford University, Oxfordshire, Theatre

Carmen at the Oxford Playhouse

As for Oxford Opera Company, I do hope it gives fresh opportunities for local people based in our city, not just university students to perform and participate in opera.

Books, Oxford

Sculpting the Elephant

Here are a few images of last night’s book launch of Sylvia Vetta’s new novel Sculpting the Elephant at the Jam Factory Oxford. Her new book is about Harry King, artist and antiques dealer, who […]

Going Out, Lifestyle, Oxford, Theatre

Annie the musical a review New Theatre Oxford

The team of actors is led by award-winning actress, Anita Dobson (EastEnders, Wicked, Loose Women, Chicago, Call the Midwife) as the tyrannical Miss Hannigan!

Bus, Business, Rail

Greengauge 21 calls for the development of a unified bus and rail network with a coherent fares system

Leading transport Think Tank Greengauge 21 is calling for the creation of an easy-to-use joined-up national transport network to: improve productivity; address regional imbalances and social inequality, particularly in “left behind” places; improve air quality […]

Business, Oxford

The Oxford Business Book Club in February 2019.

This month, we’re delighted to welcome Anita Hoffman, author of Purpose & Impact: how executives are creating meaningful second careers. Anita is a Visiting Fellow at the Doughty Centre of Corporate Responsibility, Cranfield University as well as […]

Lanes Farm Energy
Electricity, Energy, Gas, Press release, Technology

Large UK Biogas Plant Order for WELTEC BIOPOWER

Biomethane from waste to supply 9,600 households with energy In winter 2019, the German biogas plant manufacturer WELTEC BIOPOWER has started building a biomethane plant near Pontefract, West Yorkshire, UK. The client is Lanes Farm […]

Gadgets, Innovation, Oxford University

Some of today’s leading innovators under 35

There have been many innovators in the past including such people as Marie Skłodowska Curie, Copernicus, Einstein, Rosalind Franklin etc. Some have innovated throughout their lives like Thomas Edison, Tim Berners-Lee and Leonardo da Vinci […]

Africa, Electricity, Energy

Mining for coal still has a place in the power mix

Wayne Lindecke, Director: Power Generation, WSP in Africa During the recent Investing in African Mining Indaba, concerns were noted on the impact that the move towards a ‘greener economy’ would have on coal mining – […]

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Electricity, Energy, Government

Does nuclear energy have a future in the UK?

Professor Dieter Helm CBE, Professor of Energy Policy at the University of Oxford.