London council spends £1.4m fighting Heathrow expansion

Hillingdon Council has spent more than £1.4 million against plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport.

Government sleepwalking into public health crisis

A leading charity has issued a strong call to action to government regarding a lack of funding for information on air pollution.

Glasgow launches Europe's first 'smart canal' scheme

Glasgow City Council has marked the construction of Europe's first ever 'smart canal' scheme, using technology to mitigate flood risk.

New framework for sourcing renewable energy

The Crown Commercial Service is launching a new agreement which makes renewable energy easier to source.

Commission to champion beautiful buildings announced

James Brokenshire has announced a commission to champion beautiful buildings as an integral part of the drive to build the homes communities need.

Collaboration to tackle fuel poverty in Leicestershire

Leicestershire County Council and Leicester City Council have set up a new energy company to promote the use of green energy.

Provide Manchester same transport powers as London

Andy Burnham has claimed that Greater Manchester needs similar day-to-day powers over the running of transport as London.

Leeds welcomes 51 additional electric vans to fleet

Leeds City Council has begun to replace its existing fleet with 51 electric Nissan E-NV200 vans, creating a total EV fleet of 95 vehicles.

China recycling restrictions hitting UK councils

Fifth of councils have felt a direct impact from China’s restrictions on imports of mixed paper and certain types of plastic over the last year.

Cuts for hybrid vehicles in reformed PICG

The Department for Transport has announced changes to funding to support purchasing the next 35,000 of the cleanest vehicles.

Pollution public health campaign launched in Liverpool

Let’s Clear the Air Liverpool has been launched outlining the steps people can take to mitigate the impact of air pollution in Merseyside.

Ten areas to trial air quality measures

Ten local authorities are set to take forward new measures to reduce pollution levels in their region.

West Midlands is UK’s first Future Mobility Area

The West Midlands will pioneer innovative new transport schemes to make journeys quicker, cheaper and cleaner.

Food waste reversal could supply 250m extra meals

Michael Gove says 250 million extra meals could be supplied each year to the most needy in society by cracking down on unnecessary food waste.

£6 million to help London boroughs target air quality

Sadiq Khan has encouraged London boroughs to bid for a share of £6 million to help target local pollution hot spots.

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