Reforms for children and young people with SEND

Better support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities is at the heart of a new national plan.

Adapting to coastal erosion trial for two communities

The £36 million Coastal Transition Accelerator Programme will be used to help deliver innovative adaptation projects in North Norfolk and East Riding of Yorkshire.

Consultations launched to help councils tackle air pollution

The government has launched two consultations on proposals to make it easier for local authorities to tackle poor air quality in their areas.

Leaders call for action on social care workforce

Adult social care organisations have called on the government to deliver a long-term care workforce strategy and tackle the issue of care worker pay.

New funding to deliver zero emission bus pledge

Millions of people will be able to make greener journeys as almost 1,000 green buses are rolled out with the backing of nearly £200 million in funding.

Trailblazers announced for social care charging reform

Five local authorities will implement a new and improved adult social care charging reform system which caps the cost of care.

Geospatial project to support EV chargepoint rollout

A new Geospatial Commission project will explore what electric vehicle chargepoint infrastructure data is needed by local authorities.

Fund gives communities power to deliver affordable homes

Over 1,200 new affordable homes will be delivered across England with communities put in charge of where and how they will be built.

Government failing to map route to net zero

The vast majority of local councils do not have strategies in local plans to make sure they reach net zero carbon, says CPRE.

Number of substandard road bridges continues to rise

The number of substandard road bridges managed by councils has risen for the second year running, with a shortage of staff to carry out inspections.

Council urge for simplified free school meals process

More than a million additional school children could receive free school meals if the sign-up process for the scheme was simplified.

Reduced funding risks undermining homelessness prevention

London boroughs have warned that reduced government funding risks undermining homelessness prevention work in the capital.

Housing First scheme in West Midlands helps 500 homeless

A pioneering scheme to take rough sleepers off the street and into housing has now helped more than 500 people in the West Midlands.

Strategy targets tenfold expansion in chargepoints by 2030

The government has unveiled plans to reach 300,000 public electric vehicle chargepoints by 2030, almost five times the number of fuel pumps on our roads today.

Spiralling fuel prices impacting on school transport services

Spiralling fuel prices are impacting on school transport services, with local authorities set to have to pay providers significantly more.


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