According to BBC Scotland, the country’s first government-backed public bike hire scheme, conducted by Dumfries council, has been put on hold after it failed to win popular support.

A report by The Parks Alliance has found that 70 per cent of parents with young children are concerned that council budget cuts could impact the future of parks and green spaces.

A natural flood management scheme implemented in Pickering provided important protection for the town over Christmas 2015, new analysis has shown.

Sutton Council has introduced new ‘ballot bins’ designed to encourage smokers to put their cigarette butts in bins instead of on the floor.

Bristol Mayor George Ferguson is expected to sign up to a package of measures which aims to have 5,000 more electric vehicles (EV) on its roads by 2020.

Communities Secretary Greg Clark has announced that charities supporting the flood victims will receive an £8.4 million boost.

According to an AA survey, 39 per cent of drivers have had their vehicles damaged by potholes over the last two years.

The Houses of Parliament are a ‘fire risk’ and could face a destructive loss of power without a full refurbishment, according to a BBC report.

Simon Stevens, head of NHS England is setting out plans to build ten new housing developments with healthy living in mind.

Environmental law firm Client Earth has warned the UK government that if it does not drastically reduce air pollution it could face renewed legal action.

According to a joint report by Nesta, Heritage Lottery Fund and the Big Lottery Fund, new models for maintaining and financing public parks could offer viable alternatives for Britain’s parks to remain sustainable.

Glasgow is set to create a new £46 million drainage system, which is expected to help unlock the development of 22,000 new homes across the region.

Communities Secretary Greg Clark has announced that over 80 spaces of neglected urban area across the UK will be transformed into green ‘pocket parks’.

A report led by LowCVP for Greener Journeys has claimed the bus sector has transformed over the last decade with the introduction of greener buses helping to cut carbon emissions and reduce pollution.

Almost 30,000 tonnes of water-damaged household goods have been dumped in landfill sites due to flooding, says the Local Government Association (LGA).

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