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A Greener York

Some years ago with the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust we started a Wildflowering York project to make the grass verges of York more attractive.

After lots of meetings invoilving Sustrans and other interested parties including the Council's Countryside team it's largely petered out...

One of the key issues raised by the CE of the YWT was the disposal of grass cuttings. In Sheffield they had started community compost points around the city where the arisings could be disposed of, rather…

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Hello World!

Hello world! ...and welcome.

During some of the more IT based technical endeavours of my career this simple statement is usually the first step I’ve taken into the unknown. If you can make it say “Hello World!” you’ve unlocked the door. The launch of the first challenge this week certainly feels to me like a…

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Welcome to GeniUS!

Welcome to GeniUS!

City of York Council, alongside Science City York, is aiming to cement York’s position as one of the UK’s five most innovative cities by launching one of the first community innovation schemes. In partnership with residents, businesses, community groups and innovators everywhere, www.geniusyork.com hopes to make a real difference in…

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