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Nineteen Local Authorities to receive £136,362 each to help with Brexit chaos

Nineteen local authorities facing impacts from a local air, land or sea port will receive a share of £3.14 million to help them prepare for Brexit, the Communities Secretary has confirmed.

National Housing Federation launches Together with Tenants programme

Together With Tenants sets out a plan of action to ensure boards are always properly connected and accountable to the people they house, whilst also giving tenants and residents a strong role in scrutiny.

Cabinet members at Newcastle, Gateshead and North Tyneside councils will meet next week to confirm the proposals for tackling air pollution

Veterans ID card to be rolled out

New ID will allow easy verification of armed forces veterans for the NHS, local authorities and charities

LGA report calls for full funding to support low income households

‘Reshaping Financial Support’ sets out how councils are working with low-income households, improving advice provision and amending debt collection practices

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.

 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.