Khan launches London Power energy service

The Mayor of London has launched a green energy company, available exclusively to Londoners to help make the capital a zero-carbon city.

London needs 600 more community police officers

London’s boroughs have stressed that the capital desperately needs 600 more police officers based in local communities.

Leeds to more than halve carbon emissions by 2025

Leeds City Council has approved plans to cut the authority’s carbon footprint by more than half.

£175 million boost for housing in Wales

Welsh Housing Minister Julie James has confirmed that investment in new housing in Wales will reach £400 million in 2020-21.

£8 million cash boost for vibrant new communities

Communities across England are set to benefit from thousands of new, better-designed homes thanks to an £8 million cash boost.

Rural councils warn of ‘fly-tipping farm-aggedon’

The DCN has claimed that fly-tippers are increasingly targeting rural areas amid warnings from councils of a ‘fly-tipping farm-aggedon’.

£3 million Jobcentres fund to support homeless people

Will Quince has announced that Jobcentres across the UK are to benefit from a boost of up to £3 million to support homeless people.

£6bn NHS backlog on infrastructure spending

The NHS is missing out on tens of millions of pounds from housing developers because councils are failing to ask for the funds.

Roads investment three times higher in London than counties

New CCN analysis has revealed substantial regional disparities in local investment in England’s roads and for pothole filling.

Air quality-related heart attacks could exceed 160,000 by 2030

Heart and circulatory disease deaths attributed to particulate matter air pollution could exceed 160,000 over the next decade in the UK.

New StreetLink services for London’s rough sleepers

Sadiq Khan is launching a new service with StreetLink to allow homeless people in London better access to immediate help.

Cardiff awarded £21m for air quality improvements

Cardiff Council has been awarded £21 million to implement a series of measures to implement clean air proposals.