Doctors prescribing outdoor exercise to patients would see more people doing physical activity, councils claim.

MPs and council leaders have written to Prime Minister Theresa May pressing the government to act on flood defence recommendations before the arrival of Winter, after its review was delayed.

Research has claimed that the failure to improve air pollution in UK cities is due to the political prioritising of economic growth and road safety

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a £40 million Discover England fund aimed at helping Britain outcompete other tourism destinations and to

Stoke-on-Trent Council has taken on ‘waste minimisation’ staff to check through residents’ rubbish and ensure they’re throwing away the right kind of waste.

A lack of money and further expected budget cuts is putting parks in Brighton and Hove at risk, according to the City Council.

The amount of waste being recycled across Welsh councils over the last year hit 60 per cent as councils seek to avoid fines.

According to data retrieved by a BBC freedom of information (FoI) request, councils rejected 338,000 tons of waste in 2014-15, a significant increase on 2011-12, where 184,000 tons were left unrecycled.

Eden Flood Volunteers, a volunteer group set up in Cumbria during Storm Desmond, is on the cusp of going global.

Forest Heath District Council has announced it has purchased one of the largest council owned solar farms in the UK, in a move that is expected to bring in an annual income of up to £700,000.

Aberdeen City Council has agreed plans to set up arms-length energy company, which will manage all the local authority’s energy-related activity.

The RAC has called on local authorities to repair potholes and maintain a high road quality standard, in order to save on compensation costs.

Nottingham City Council has met its climate change (CC) target four years ahead of schedule, after applying a range of energy saving initiatives.

Wrexham council has announced a new aim to increase recycling rates to over 62 per cent.

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a proposal to divert fracking funds destined for local authorities to be given directly to households instead.

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