Government risks another Grenfell incident

The government has done nothing to adequately prepare fire and rescue services for a similar incident to the Grenfell fire.

Post-Brexit transformation of land use urged

Rewilding Britain is calling for a post-Brexit transformation of farm subsidies to help deliver the UK's new zero-carbon target.

‘Broken’ care system letting patients down

The CQC has highlighted how patients with mental health problems, autism and learning disabilities are being let down by a ‘broken’ care system.

Recognise air pollution as occupational health hazard

The British Safety Council has urged the government to recognise air pollution as an occupational health hazard.

West Lothian top 'Area for a Beautiful Future'

Smart Energy GB has launched ‘Areas for a Beautiful Future’ a new index celebrating the communities across Great Britain taking action to be more sustainable.

Communities Minister Lord Bourne has confirmed that 16 trailblazing projects across the country are set to receive £3 million of new funding.   Supporting innovative approaches to integration, the Communities Innovation Fund will engage 70,000 people with activities in schools, community and leisure centres, and in partnership with businesses, local authorities and housing associations.   From a community gardening project in south-west London that helps new migrants to practice their English language skill

Communities Minister Lord Bourne has confirmed that 16 trailblazing projects across the country are set to receive £3 million of new funding.

Second-hand tyres putting lives at risk

The LGA has warned that motorists could be putting their lives at risk buying dangerous second-hand tyres.

£200 million rollout of full fibre broadband starts

31 schools are to benefit from a programme to rollout gigabit-capable full fibre broadband to the most rural areas in the UK.

Liverpool appoints first cycling champion

Liverpool City Council has appointed actor, TV presenter and environmentalist Simon O’Brien to be its first cycling champion.

Scottish communities seek more local powers

A review into the devolution of local powers in Scotland has published its initial findings.

£62 million heritage boost for high streets

The Culture Secretary has announced new funding will bring old buildings back into use and turn them into offices, housing and creative spaces.

£10m to plant over 130,000 urban trees

Michael Gove has announced that a new £10 million plan will see more than 130,000 trees planted across England’s towns and cities.

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