Greater Manchester to launch ambitious Housing Strategy

Plans for every resident in Greater Manchester to have access to an affordable home sit at the heart of the Greater Manchester Housing Strategy.

Adapt to make communities more resilient to climate change

Sir James Bevan opened the Flood and Coast Conference with a speech highlighting how we need to become more resilient to climate change.

Children exposed to toxic air inside London schools

Campaigners have urged for improvements in the quality of air inside and outside primary schools in London.

Homes England indicates increase in affordable homes

New housing statistics show a significant increase in the number of affordable homes being built in England.

Councils celebrate funding for green spaces

Nottingham City Council and Bristol City Council are among a number of local authorities successful in securing open space funding.

£3.8bn needed to reverse cuts in pupil spending

The IFS has warned that a one-off increase of £3.8 billion would be needed to reverse eight per cent cuts in per pupil school spending.

Young workers often denied necessary training

Local government delegates at the Unison Local Government Conference backed a motion calling for improved access to training for them.

Public transport funding at a 30-year low

Delegates at the UNISON national conference have heard how funding for public transport in the UK is at its lowest level for 30 years.

New measures to support disadvantaged school children

The Education Secretary has outlined plans to prevent the most vulnerable children missing out on school.

Children centre cuts leaving families with no help

Budget cuts for UK children’s centres is leaving many unable to continue to reach families across their communities.

Warning made over ‘waste of money’ painted cycle lanes

The government has wasted hundreds of millions of pounds painting pointless white lines on busy roads and calling them cycle lanes.

‘Electric revolution’ in capital’s transport promised by Khan

Sadiq Khan outlined his plans for a major expansion of London’s electric vehicle-charging network.


Event Diary

It is no mystery that there is a huge task at hand to solve the growing problems of waste, inefficient resources, and the disposal of hazardous materials as our communities develop.

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