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Children are less active than before lockdown

More than two in three parents say they have seen their children’s physical activity levels decrease during lockdown.

£79 million to boost mental health in schools

The government has announced that nearly three million children in England to be supported by mental health support teams in schools.

£3m pilot to reduce reoffending by young adults

Young adults supervised by the probation service will receive specialist support at a new £3 million centre to reduce reoffending.

The government ‘lacks a plan for how it will achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050’ despite setting the target in law almost two years ago.

Leeds welcomes national infrastructure bank in city

Leeds City Council has welcomed the news that Leeds will be the home of the country’s first-ever infrastructure bank.

£15.2m placemaking fund for Welsh town centres

Hannah Blythyn has announced a £15.2 million ‘placemaking’ funding package to help Wales’s town centres build back better.

New specialised support to tackle obesity

Over £70 million is to be invested into weight management services, enabling up to 700,000 adults to have access to support that can help them to lose weight.

£30m to provide Changing Places toilets

A new £30 million investment will help more than 250,000 disabled people in the country benefit from greater access to life-enhancing Changing Places toilets.

 GB Features

Public sector tech in 2021: Three key trends to follow

In this article, Sascha Giese highlights the trends that are likely to shape the public sector in 2021

Edinburgh, emissions and net zero by 2030

GB talks to Adam McVey about plans to be a net-zero carbon Capital City by 2030 and creating a cleaner, greener and fairer future in Edinburgh

Building a green recovery through communities, nature and jobs

Fay Holland details the benefits of creating more and better green spaces which are accessible to the UK’s left behind communities

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