Radical or not? Artists on the rural

By Paul Collinson Radical Landscapes is an exhibition at the Tate Gallery in Liverpool. In the foreword to the exhibition catalogue the Tate Liverpool Director describes the exhibition as ‘an exhibition that explores our individual and collective connection to the rural landscape.’ (page 9 Radical Landscapes Tate Publishing 2022). The rural has been a valid … Continue reading Radical or not? Artists on the rural

Considering a Heat Pump? – Don’t miss the BUS

By Rohan Lewis The government’s Boiler Upgrade Scheme, or BUS, was launched on 1st April, and applications will be accepted from May 23rd. It provides a grant of £5000 towards the cost of removing your gas boiler, and plumbing an electric air-source heat pump (ASHP), sited just outside your house, into the central heating system … Continue reading Considering a Heat Pump? – Don’t miss the BUS

Twenty degrees at RHS Wisley….in mid-March.

By Paul Collinson For many the Royal Horticulture Society is epitomized by the annual flower shows such as Chelsea, Hampton Court and Tatton Park.  However, behind the perfection there is serious horticulture research being undertaken at the RHS HQ at Wisley in Surrey.  I joined with various Hull and East Riding environment, business and community … Continue reading Twenty degrees at RHS Wisley….in mid-March.