The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced £64 million of local transport funding to help people walk or cycle safely to work.

The Ministry of Justice has launched an internal inquiry into the mental health backgrounds of prisoners who committed suicide.

Many local authorities are not providing the information that families with disabled children need to access childcare.

Oxfordshire County Council (CC) has approved plans to stop funding for 14 out of 22 day care centres.

The UK government has reappointed consultancy firm Ricardo Energy & Environment as its National Atmospheric Emissions Inventory agency.

The LGA has warned that motorists trying to save money are putting lives at risk by buying dangerous second-hand tyres.

Glasgow City Council has pledged to provide at least 10 per cent of its workforce to helping mentor vulnerable children and young people.

Friends of the Earth Scotland has published a list of Scotland’s most polluted streets in 2016.

A freedom of information (FoI) request by charity Leonard Cheshire Disability has found that more than one in five councils are commissioning short 15-minute visits for personal care despite official warnings that such quick visits were unsafe.

First Minister Nicole Sturgeon has announced an extra £107 million is being invested into health and social care partnerships.

In a speech to the Charity Commission, Prime Minister Theresa May has promised that the government will take an active role in tackling ‘everyday injustices’ and building a ‘shared society’.

Swansea City Council has proposed plans to create a specialist unit for the purpose of teaching children with autism.

An extra £10 million a year has been pledged to ensure the Welsh social care sector is strong and sustainable for the future.

New research by Age UK has highlighted that half a million people over the age of 60 usually spend every day alone.

A group of MPs have urged Prime Minister Theresa May to find a ‘political consensus’ on funding social care in England before 2020.

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Event Diary

The largest flood exhibition and conference in the world is coming to London’s ExCeL in September.

The Emergency Services Show takes place at the NEC from 20-21 September and is the only UK event for all involved in public safety.

World of Learning will feature even more opportunities to discover the latest in learning and development (L&D) with over 100 exhibitors, The Technology Test Drive, Learning Design Live, live workshops, one-to-one consultations, free seminars and its renowned annual conference.