Single use plastics to be banned in Wales

Single use plastics are to be banned in Wales as part of wider measures to make Wales the world’s top recycling nation.

£3.2m emergency coronavirus support for rough sleepers

Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick has announced a £3.2 million emergency funding to help rough sleepers to self-isolate.

GMCA to boost fibre optic connectivity offering

Greater Manchester is partnering with Virgin Media Business to deliver fibre optic connectivity to more than 1,500 public service sites.

Wales to consider scaling back council services

Bin collections and other council services in Wales may be reduced during the coronavirus crisis.

The Law Commissions have argued that electoral reforms would reduce confusion and bring elections into the 21st Century.

UK’s first converted ‘Electric Avenue’ unveiled

Siemens has unveiled the UK’s first electric avenue, over half a mile in length, that has been fully converted to cater for electric vehicle charging.

Implementation committees set up amid Covid-19 spread

Boris Johnson has set up four new ministerial structures to coordinate and respond to the coronavirus pandemic across government.

Coronavirus: Food banks forced to close

Food banks are being forced to close or reduce the service they offer as the coronavirus leads to food donation shortages.

Coronavirus spreading more rapidly in London

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that the transmission of the coronavirus is happening more rapidly in London.

Better play streets support can tackle loneliness

Resident-organised playing out sessions are a proven way for children to meet and play with each other and tackle global isolation.

Coronavirus: Jenrick reaffirms support for councils

Robert Jenrick has said that the government is ready to do whatever is necessary to support councils in their response to coronavirus.

New-build homes to come gigabit-speed ready

Oliver Dowden has said that the government will legislate to make sure new-build homes come with gigabit-speed broadband fit for the future.