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Aberdeen joins network to tackle homelessness

Aberdeen City Council is joining a new network to support local government innovators across the UK in tackling homelessness.

London hits electric vehicle charging points milestone

300 more electric vehicle rapid charging points have been installed across the capital by the Mayor of London and Transport for London.

Community testing offer expanded across all local authorities

From this week, local authorities are being encouraged to target community testing to people who cannot work from home during lockdown.

35 on street EV chargers per council to be installed by 2025

Research has revealed that councils are planning to install an average of only 35 on-street electric vehicle chargers between now and 2025.

Wales launches long Covid recovery app

A recovery app has been launched by the Welsh Government for people experiencing the longer term effects of coronavirus.

Make temporary active travel infrastructure permanent

Friends of the Earth and Transport for Quality of Life has released a list of 27 actions that local authorities can take to reduce car use.

Councils urged to ensure Local Plans are up to date

Councils are being urged to update their Local Plans to ensure that the country gets on with building the homes it needs and in the right places.

Rigorous new energy efficiency standards introduced

All homes and businesses will have to meet rigorous new energy efficiency standards to lower energy consumption and bills.

 GB Features

How to respond to a data breach and come out unscathed

Paul Cahill outlines his best-practice tips for how to minimise the business and reputational fallout of a cyber breach

How the sustainable domino effect can help government

Andrew Smith, Pillar Lead Research - Environment and Sustainability at CCS, reveals some of the ways government can achieve sustainability

How your IT can contribute to your carbon net zero targets

In this blog Jason Liggins, Crown Hosting at Crown Commercial Service explains how you can save money and the environment

Using infrastructure to support economic recovery

How do Local Highways Authorities ensure National Infrastructure Strategy investments actually reach the highway network?

The importance of communication in the public sector

Scoro's Simon Chapman explains why communication is the first step towards digital transformation of the public sector

Five reasons why the public sector still doesn't embrace G-Cloud

Romy Hughes outlines some of the many reasons why the public sector still shuns the G-Cloud and other frameworks