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TfL to trial safer boarding on London's buses

Transport for London will trial middle-door only boarding in buses to help keep public transport and its staff safe for staff.

School closures play only 'marginal' role in containing coronavirus

A new study has suggested that school closures do not appear to have a significant effect on the spread of coronavirus.

£50 million to help heritage sector through coronavirus

The National Lottery Heritage Fund has put together a £50 million fund in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

£1.3 million fund to support tourism destinations

Tourism Minister Nigel Huddleston has launched a new emergency fund to support local tourism organisations throughout the coronavirus outbreak.

Councils face lawsuits over lockdown education access

The government must ensure pupils from poor backgrounds have internet connections during the coronavirus lockdown or face legal action.

No exercise for quarter of people at home

University College London has revealed that one in four people say they have had no exercise or even gentle physical activity in the past day.

 GB Features

Maintaining indoor humidity levels key to fighting the virus

Dr. Stephanie Taylor discusses the need to ensure hospitals have a humidity level so that viruses cannot spread

Are consumers getting the most out of their cylinder?

The Hot Water Association's Isaac Occhipinti takes a look at how the hot water cylinder industry can support the UK’s Net Zero demands

Could some surveillance help crime deterrence?

Is a total moratorium on CCTV facial recognition a necessary measure? When used responsibly and properly, perhaps not says the BSIA

What sort of built environment do we want for the future?

Regarding fire safety, it’s important that we ask the question: what sort of built environment do we want in the future?

Making steps to zero carbon

Simon Storer discusses the role of PIR and PUR insulation in reducing carbon emissions and the steps towards a zero carbon industry

Every action counts in Leeds’ sustainability push

Judith Blake discusses how climate change will factor into all aspects of decision-making at Leeds City Council