Electric minibus provides accessible transport in Kent

Kent County Council has introduced an electric minibus to provide accessible transport services for disabled and vulnerable people.

Community Sentence Treatment pilots to be rolled out

Vulnerable offenders in the criminal justice system will be offered targeted treatment under new plans to further reduce re-offending.

Khan announces largest car-free day in London

Sadiq Khan has announced plans to implement London’s biggest car-free day to date in the centre of the capital on 22 September.

Comprehensive homelessness strategy desperately needed

The LGiU has launched the final report from the Local Government Homelessness Commission (LGHC).

Children's hospices to shut without increased funding

Together for Short Lives has warned that children’s hospices will be forced to cut services or shut unless the NHS increases its funding.

UK climate plan lacking in key details

The current climate action plan is ‘unclear’ and lacks key details about how the UK will reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the next 12 years.

Letter condemns ‘unacceptable’ record on rough sleeping

The Mayor of London, council leaders and homeless charities have criticised the government’s ‘completely unacceptable’ record on rough sleeping.

£51 million for active travel in Scotland

£51 million is being made available for walking and cycling infrastructure in Scotland in 2019/2020.

Faster action on climate called by majority of Brits

Research has found that nearly 70 per cent of British people want urgent political action to tackle climate change.

Crisis in social work revealed in new survey

Social workers say they are no longer able to do their jobs effectively because of years of repeated cuts, according to UNISON.

Funding to help community buildings to go green

Rural areas could benefit from £10 million fund that has already helped over 150 rural communities become cleaner and more sustainable.

England’s biggest council’s condemn Clean Air Zone delays

Birmingham City Council and Leeds City Council have blamed the government for delays to introducing the country's first Clean Air Zones.

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