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Series of consultations launched to overhaul Waste and Recycling

Proposed measures include requiring packaging producers to pay the full cost of dealing with their waste, more consistent household recycling and a Deposit Return Scheme for cans and bottles, subject to consultation.

£13m announced for green spaces

£9.7 million will be allocated to local authorities to better maintain, protect and increase their recreational spaces, with an additional £2.75 million made available for the Pocket Parks Plus programme.

£6m funding for community-led affordable housing

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government have announced £6 million of funding to help them build more homes.

Glasgow City Council will be trialling car free zones around seven primary schools to improve road safety for children and reduce their exposure to harmful emissions.

The £48 million fund will help low-income Londoners and small businesses to upgrade their vehicles to greener options.

New appoinments at Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission

Four new commissioners have been appointed to the government’s Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission.

 GB Features

The international event for business travel

Launched in 1994, 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the Business Travel Show: the international event for business travel.

The top read GB features of 2018

2019 is set to be another financially difficult year for the local government. Here, we look back on the most popular features from GB this year

The battle for planning approval success

There are no short cuts to local authority planning approval, says Sam Dewar, who believes that close co-operation is key to securing success in 2019

Leading Lights outshine the gloom (c) ViridianSolar

If the public sector learns from its solar successes this year, it could spark a bottom-up solar revolution in 2019, says Leonie Greene

Exploring air pollution and health

Clean air is expected to be a substantial part of the upcoming Environment Bill. Here, Pauline Castres looks at the urgent need for action

Hitting the brakes on traffic-related air pollution

Professor Gillian Leng discusses the dangerous impact that air pollution is having on our nation’s health and the role that NICE is playing in the fight against it

 Events

18/09/2019 to 19/09/2019

You are invited to this unique annual exhibition that brings together all the disciplines from the emergency services sector who are involved in prevention, response and recovery. 


Event Diary

You are invited to this unique annual exhibition that brings together all the disciplines from the emergency services sector who are involved in prevention, response and recovery.