Scotland has joined a coalition of countries, cities and companies working towards net-zero transport ahead of the 2050 Paris Agreement target.

Green Party pledges to write off student debt

The Green Party will write off existing debt of all former students who studied under the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government.

Leicestershire highlights good financial management

Leicestershire County Council’s annual delivery report highlights good financial management and a range of achievements across the last year.

Pupil inequality heightened by parent donation disparity

Pupils in some of the poorest regions of the country are being left behind because parents cannot afford to fill funding gaps with donations.

North East CA declares climate emergency

NECA has formally declared a climate emergency and promised to identify the additional resources needed to shift towards net zero carbon.

Make Scotland’s deposit return scheme more comprehensive

A report has said that Scotland’s proposed deposit return scheme will have a real and lasting impact on tackling climate change.

Call for more cycling to save ocean pollutions

Cycling UK is calling on more people to either cycle or walk journeys under five miles to stop the source of the microplastics in our oceans.

London boroughs not ready for 5G

Local authorities in charge of London’s network infrastructure are far from ready to support the rollout of 5G networks.

£16 million in skills education across Liverpool

Steve Rotheram has announced an investment of more than £16 million in skills education at colleges and learning providers across Liverpool.

Plans to head off social care crisis unveiled by Labour

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has set out Labour plans to head off the social care crisis through introducing free personal care.

Union highlights impact of austerity cuts to local services

UNISON has highlighted the true scale of almost a decade of savage austerity cuts to local communities across Britain.

One in five school buildings need urgent repair

The Guardian is reporting that nearly one in five school buildings in England require urgent repairs.

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