Electric eCollect for Cambridge rubbish collections

The Greater Cambridge Shared Waste Service has purchased an electric bin lorry, which has zero emissions.

Councils will need to re-prioritise certain public services

Councils across the country will need to re-prioritise certain public services as they lead efforts to tackle the coronavirus outbreak.

London’s homeless to be housed in hotel rooms

Sadiq Khan has secured 300 hotel rooms in which rough sleepers in the capital can self-isolate over the coming weeks.

New measures to protect people at highest risk from coronavirus

New measures, including a helpline for the most in need of support, have been put in place for those considered to be extremely vulnerable.

House all homeless people now, government urged

Andy Burnham has called on the government to release funding to house all homeless people now, as the Coronavirus crisis continues to unfold.

Pubs and restaurants told that they must close

Boris Johnson has ruled that all cafes, bars, pubs and restaurants must close to help contain the spread of coronavirus.

Waste operatives must be classed as ‘key workers’

The ESA has called on the government to help keep vital waste services moving, as coronavirus risks bringing the country to a halt.

As schools close, government lists ‘critical workers’

Frontline health staff, people involved in food production and  utility workers are among a list of workers said to be ‘essential’.

Coronavirus: Online isolation notes launched

People unable to work for more than seven days because of coronavirus can now obtain an isolation note through a new online service.

Liverpool suspends all green waste collections

Liverpool City Council will suspend its green waste collection service as of Monday 23 March due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.

More support needed or nurseries will close

Thousands of nurseries are set to close unless the government provides more financial support to sustain them during the coronavirus pandemic.

More action needed to avoid Covid-19 homeless spike

Additional measures must be swiftly implemented to tackle London's housing insecurity during the coronavirus emergency.