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Green Special: Car sharing

By Rob Virtue on October 12, 2009 3:19 PM |


Car-sharing clubs are seen as the greenest way to drive these days.

Rather than clogging up the streets with unnecessary journeys, they offer drivers the chance book a journey with no overheads, thereby picking and choosing when to hit the road.


Two weeks ago British Airways' subsidiary Cityflyer welcomed the first in a fleet of new aircraft to London City Airport.

The impetus behind the introduction of Embraer jets - aside from the reduction in operating costs - is 50 per cent cut in emissions.


Six months after world leaders converged on Docklands, the Excel is launching its campaign to be the world's biggest and best convention centre.

City Hall has thrown its backing behind the bid and last week the Mayor's Office announced it would be pivotal to a strategy aimed at boosting business tourism in the capital.

Click here for The Wharf's green spotlight on Greenwich company iGen Solar


Will the economic downturn stick a pin in the green bubble?

The onset of the recession at the end of last year increased fears that companies may dump their eco-friendly policies to save their skins.

Click here for The Wharf's green spotlight on Trinity Buoy Wharf's Seventeen Events


There's something they're not telling you about solar power.

It's been around for a good few decades, but recent government incentives are making the prospects for this classic renewable energy source a little brighter.

AA-oct15-Whitney.jpgWhitney Houston will play the only London date of her European tour at The O2 on April 25 as she makes her long awaited return to live performance.

The American superstar will undertake her first major tour for over 11 years as she promotes her latest album I Look To You.

MillwallLOGO142.jpgMillwall salvaged a point in a bad-tempered clash with Swindon on Saturday as they extended their unbeaten league run.

Both sides had a player dismissed as the League One play-off rivals met at the County Ground.

Charlton 0 Oldham 0

By Rob Virtue on October 12, 2009 9:18 AM |


Charlton remained in second place despite being held to their second goalless draw in a row.

The match against Oldham on Saturday saw the well-organised northern side - who are now unbeaten in five - stifle the Addicks attack.


Giles Broadbent, not unlike his Freeview box, has a meltdown about the State's institutional mistrust of its citizens.

So, a while back, when I was supposed to, I retuned my Freeview box. I promptly lost half the channels but they were the poor half so I figured I could live without them.

Preview: Swindon v Millwall

By John Hill on October 9, 2009 3:50 PM |


So will Swindon offer the Lions a bigger challenge than Tranmere did last week?

Okay, that's probably an unfair question. They couldn't be worse than Tranmere, even if they stayed at home with their knees taped together and decided to take a hot bath through most of the first half.

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