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Calls for PSPO to be scrapped following rise in fines

Almost 10,000 fines for breaches of ‘petty’ council orders were issued in 2018, leading to calls for the PSPOs to be scrapped.

MPs to debate reforming ‘divisive’ electoral system

MPs will debate the case for reforming the Commons’ ‘divisive, broken electoral system’.

Local elections ‘cancelled’ across England

Large parts of England are effectively ‘democracy deserts’, with hundreds of thousands of potential voters denied real choice in this May’s elections.

New protections for valued green spaces in Bristol

Under new proposals set out in the council’s draft Local Plan, vital green spaces across Bristol would be protected from future development.

Youth services cut by 70 per cent since 2010

Analysis of spending by English local authorities on services for young people has revealed a real-terms cut of £880 million since 2010.

National review of event security urged by Burnham

Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has called on the government to initiate a national review of event security.

 GB Features

Secure data destruction and Brexit

What changes are secure data destruction companies seeing as a result of GDPR? The British Security Industry Association explores

Stay safe, get smart: the move to smart cities

Using surveillance technology, how do you make the move from safe city to smart city in these cash-strapped times?

An international city: Manchester meets world

Traditionally, Manchester is a city associated with the industrial revolution, music and sport. However, Marketing Manchester says they don’t tell the whole story

© Drone Surveying Ltd

The Association of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems UK address the use of drones in public services

Setting climate targets: when is net zero really net zero?

Jaise Kuriakose explains the terms ‘net zero’ and ‘carbon neutrality’, and how these are being used to set greenhouse gas mitigation targets

Road maintenance: don’t stop now

Rick Green sets out how this increased investment still falls short of the amount needed to maintain local roads to target conditions

 Events

18/06/2019 to 20/06/2019

Safety & Health Expo is the UK’s largest event for the health and safety sector, helping 13,000+ global professionals source innovative solutions across occupational health, wellbeing, PPE and more.

18/06/2019 to 20/06/2019

Facilities Show brings together over 12,000 facilities management professionals from around the world to source cost-effective solutions across all sectors.

26/06/2019 to 27/06/2019

Flexible format allows event planners to be inspired, be informed and network at their own pace

Event Diary

Safety & Health Expo is the UK’s largest event for the health and safety sector, helping 13,000+ global professionals source innovative solutions across occupational health, wellbeing, PPE and more.

Facilities Show brings together over 12,000 facilities management professionals from around the world to source cost-effective solutions across all sectors.

Flexible format allows event planners to be inspired, be informed and network at their own pace