The government has pledged more than £40 million to rebuild and improve flood defences in the aftermath of Storm Eva.

The Daily Telegraph has reported that people who are caught littering could face fines of up to £150 under new plans set out by the Department for Communities and Local Government.

Financial aid for rooftop solar panels has been cut by 65 per cent, the government has announced.

The government has confirmed that councils will be reimbursed for clean up costs following damage caused by Storm Desmond.

A new report published by the RAC has found capital spending on local roads in England to be at its lowest level for over a decade. 

300,000 homes will be better protected from flooding by 2021 following a £2.3 billion investment in flood defence schemes.

Data published by the RAC Foundation has revealed that 2,375 council-maintained road bridges are unable to carry the heaviest vehicles, and it will cost £328 million to repair them.

The government has announced plans to close all coal-fired power stations by 2025 and restrict their use by 2023.

A new report by the National Trust has stated that only one in three coastal planning authorities have maintained up-to-date policies on how to deal with rising sea levels and more frequent storms.

The government has announced £1.5 million funding to convert unused areas into small green spaces, known as ‘pocket parks’.

Edinburgh Council expects to save approximately £77 million over the next 20 years through upgrading its street lights to LEDs.

Local government pension funds in London and Greater Manchester have invested £60 million in renewable energy as part of a new infrastructure investment scheme.

The Innovate UK's Energy Catalyst will see over 40 new technologies gain funding to help tackle a variety of energy issues.

New report outlines plans to adopt a new ecosystem approach

Latest round brings total number of projects approved by Rural Priorities to 5,350

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

Taking place at London’s ExCeL, ecobuild is the number one event for forward thinkers in the built environment, comprising the ecobuild conference and futurebuild districts.

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