Lancashire County Council is proposing to ban heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) from parts of Lancaster district.

16 of Scotland’s 32 councils have signed up to the Scottish Household Recycling Charter, aiming to create a more consistent approach to recycling.

Thirteen winners will receive a share of the government’s £30 million low emission bus fund to add 326 new buses to their fleets.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on high street coffee chains to go further in developing recyclable paper cups and to work with councils to produce a system for collecting and recycling empty cartons.

Sadiq Khan has introduced an £11 million fund to help eight London boroughs implement new measures to improve air quality in their areas.

A study has revealed that the UK’s ‘grey fleet’ costs employers more than £5.5 billion a year in mileage claims and car allowances.

Greg Clark has been given the new position of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Secretary.

Somerset County Council has approved a deal to allow its services for adults with learning disabilities to be run by an external organisation.

A new enquiry has been launched to explore the impact of funding cuts on local parks and possible funding models to be used in the future.

Neighbourhood Plans continue to gather interest with the news that the initiative has now broken through the 200 mark.

Decaying seaside towns could get a tourism boost after a camping for the creation of a seaside tsar.

Northumberland County Council has backed controversial plans to open a surface mine close to nature reserve.

The government will invest £320 million over the next five years to take low carbon heat and supply it to keep homes and businesses warm.

Dundee council has proposed that a minimum of five per cent of the council’s spend on roads and transportation will go towards improving cycling infrastructure.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has issued a warning to home owners and local businesses to be aware of the risks of flash flooding over summer.

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