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.

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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.