A new report is urging the government’s Autumn Statement to include a controversial air passenger duty tax cut of 50 per cent.

In doubling its road budget, Glasgow City Council will fund £16million to tackle the Scottish city’s pothole problems.

£4 million of funding to repair and improve Cumbria’s tourist trails following the flooding in the region has been announced.

Nottingham City Council has been given the green light to iGas to explore for shale gas in the East Midlands.

The majority of the preferred HS2 route from Crewe to Manchester and the West Midlands to Leeds has been revealed.

Rugby Borough Council has reduced its annual waste collections by 49,591 in 12 months by using smart bins.

The government has reaffirmed its commitment to spend £730 million of annual support on renewable electricity projects over this Parliament.

The Scottish Borders Council has approved an ambitious five year strategy for further developing and expanding cycle tourism in the area.

Three battalions of up to 1,200 soldiers have been put on 24-hour standby to help if England suffers flooding this winter.

The Scottish Borders Council has opposed plans to expand the Fallago Rig near Lauder, after a six year opposition campaign.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has assured that local authorities have stocked up with grit well in advance to prepare for icy weather.

A report by the IPPR has unveiled a radical new plan to help the Mayor and government radically cut air pollution and boost Londoners health.

Edinburgh City Council has signed an energy saving contract with E.ON’s energy efficiency business, Matrix.

A report from the Environment and Rural Affairs Committee has warned that a major reform of the system for managing flood risk is needed.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has warned that the time it would to fix the nation’s roads has risen by a third in a decade.

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