The Scottish government said that they spent £50 billion on public services to help tackle child poverty, reduce carbon emissions, support the NHS and secure pay deals according to newly published figures.

The Association of Play Industries (API) has released an open letter to the next UK government urging them to invest in public playgrounds.

Football clubs and trusts across Scotland are set to receive additional funding in an effort to support children from families on low incomes.

The Cabinet Secretary for Housing, Local Government and Planning, Julie James, recently visited a Welsh housing project provides essential services for those sleeping rough.

New data shows casualties have reduced on roads since the introduction of the new 20mph speed limits in September last year.

The development is a key regeneration project for Rhyl, linking the promenade to the town centre.

A poll from The Wildlife Trusts has found that most people think the main parties falter on the nature and climate crises.

Charity Fields in Trust is calling on the new government to appoint a Minister for Children and Young People and to ensure that children’s right to play is secured by access to spaces. 

First Minister of Wales, Vaughan Gething, has sealed his first Act in office with measures to improve the process of developing infrastructure projects.

The BBC and ITV have announced their broadcast dates for debates leading up to the general election on 4 July.

A "vulnerable" market hall in south-west Wales has been renovated and brought back into active use. 

MSPs have backed legislation giving councils a new power to introduce a visitor levy that would raise funding for local visitor facilities and services.

The Scottish Parliament has approved legislation giving Scottish ministers powers to assess and remediate buildings which have unsafe cladding, where consent of the owners cannot be provided.

Wales has become the first UK nation to launch a metaverse experience, giving virtual visitors a taste of what they can discover there for real.

Households in England will be able to put recyclables in one bin under simpler collection rules, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has said.

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Event Diary

This year, Total Telecom’s Connected Britain is celebrating its 10th anniversary, marking a decade of networking, innovation, and collaboration. The conference is now the UK’s largest digital economy event, set to welcome over 7,500 delegates from the telecoms industry and beyond to discuss the hottest topics at ExCel London on September 11–12. 

DTX brings together creative minds and technology practitioners with the tools needed to drive change, enhance experiences and improve efficiencies across today’s organisations.

The countdown to the Environmental Services & Solutions Expo (ESS Expo) is on! As the UK’s largest environmental gathering, ESS Expo is set to take place on 11-12 September 2024 at the NEC, Birmingham.