Winchester invests £100,000 in open space for residents in Abbots Barton

Winchester City Council is investing £100,000 on developments to an area of open space in Abbotts Barton.

£10 million allocated to improve Chelmsford’s infrastructure

Over £10 million has been approved to support the delivery of infrastructure, Chelmsford City Council has announced.

Recycling food waste to save £3 million per year

More than £3 million a year could be saved if Surrey residents put their food waste in a caddy rather than the rubbish.

Oxford’s £2.2 million flood prevention work completed

Oxford City Council has completed flood prevention work in Northway and Marston, protecting 110 homes from flooding.

Lifeboat charities to receive £1 million

Local rescue services will benefit from £1 million grant boost to help ensure safety of water users across the UK.

£10,064 funding boost for Northumberland’s Berwick Parks

Northumberland County Council is receiving a £10,064 funding boost which will see the creation of a sculpture trail in Berwick’s parks.

Harlow and Essex councils open £105,000 facility for children

The opening of a new £105,000 accessible Changing Places facility in Harlow enables children and young people with disabilities to have fun.

Plan for smart energy tech to save £40 billion

A plan that has been launched to bring smart energy technology into homes and businesses is set to save up to £40 billion.

Oxfordshire councils need £9 billion to support population growth

Oxfordshire’s six councils need £9 billion for infrastructure to support growth, a new report says.

Cardiff Council needs £24 million to balance the books

Cardiff Council will have to find £24 million to balance the books next year.

£13.5 million investment to replace Newcastle’s Metro bridge

A £13.5 million investment to install a new Metro bridge and wider road in South Gosford has begun.

City Region secures £1.1 billion deal

The Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region has secured a £1.1 billion deal from the UK and Scottish governments.

Hove’s Kings House sold

Contracts have been exchanged with regards to the sale of Brighton & Hove City Council’s Grade II listed building.

Government borrowing rose to £6.9 billion in June

Public sector net borrowing increased by £2 billion to £6.9 billion in June 2017 compared to June 2016, new figures show.

£13 million Woodland Creation grant confirmed

A £13 million fund to increase England’s woodland has been confirmed by the Forestry Minister.

£27 million Northumberland flood scheme completed

The Environment Agency and Northumberland County Council’s multi-million pound flood scheme in Morpeth is complete.


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.