Call for evidence on cycle safety launched

Jesse Norman has revealed plans to help people walk and cycle more, as part of a drive for the UK to leave cars behind for shorter journeys.

Three policy priorities for Sheffield City Region

Centre for Cities has outlined what the new Sheffield City Region metro mayor should prioritise when they take office in May this year.

Islington cleans up its act with ‘green fleet’ plans

Islington Council has revealed plans for a new 'green fleet' of vehicles that will use the cleanest possible technology and fuels.

Potholes becoming a national disgrace, warns RSTA

The Road Surface Treatments Association claims that potholes have gone from being just a local problem to being a national disgrace.

Public exposed to daily ‘cocktail’ of pollution

Professor Dame Sally Davies has warned that the impact of air, light and noise pollution has yet to be fully recognised in terms of health.

Recycling rates fall for 14 million homes

Council recycling rates have fallen over five years, with half of local authorities recycling a lower proportion of household waste than in 2011-12.

Funding fall for energy-efficient homes

A new report from e3g has claimed that public investment in warm homes in England has been cut by 58 per cent since 2012.

Sunderland school better prepared for flooding

The Environment Agency has been helping a Sunderland school become better prepared for flooding by installing a rain garden planter.

Waltham Forest crowned London Borough of Culture

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced Waltham Forest as the first borough to be awarded the London Borough of Culture title next year.

£40 million for coastal communities

Jake Berry has announced that the government’s Coastal Communities Fund has opened for bids to transform the UK’s coastal communities.

UK must improve energy efficiency of housing

The UK has the sixth-worst long-term rate of excess winter mortality out of 30 European countries.

Government is ‘dragging its feet’ over plastic waste plans

The Environmental Audit Committee has argued that the government has not ‘adequately acted upon’ recent recommendations on deposit return schemes.

Leicestershire nears LED lighting project completion

Approximately 99 per cent of low and high level street lights in Leicestershire have been upgraded to energy savings LEDs.

ClientEarth win High Court air pollution case

Activist lawyers from ClientEarth have won a third High Court victory over the UK government's plans to tackle air pollution.

Recycling information available on app in Ealing

Residents in Ealing can now use a new app to quickly and easily access all manner of information about recycling in the borough.


Event Diary

On the 16th & 17th of May, UK’s most ambitious SME owners, startup owners, creative leaders and decision makers will take part in what is being Europe’s largest business event.

Flood & Coast has become the authoritative annual exhibition and conference for anyone involved in flood and coastal erosion risk management in the UK.