Manchester considers radical renewable energy options

Manchester City Council could buy its own solar farm to help the authority halve its direct carbon emissions by 2025.

Islington to help residents invest in a greener borough

Islington Council is set to launch London’s first Community Municipal Investment to help provide local people invest in a cleaner, greener, healthier borough.

Liverpool to introduce new ‘Good Food Plan’

Liverpool City Council is set to launch its Good Food Plan to help create a city where everyone can eat good food.

Planning reform must make access to nature legal and fair

A planning system is needed which levels up people’s access to nature by setting a legally binding target so everyone can benefit from nature, says new report.

Electric street cleansing fleet for Westminster

Westminster City Council has unveiled a 60 strong fleet of new and upcycled electric vehicles for zero emission street cleansing in the West End.

New electric vehicle charging network for Birmingham

Birmingham’s first ESB Energy multi-charging hub for electric vehicle users has been officially opened in the city.

Fully electric bin lorry for Glasgow

Glasgow is driving ahead with its effort to create a zero emissions fleet of vehicles with the council taking delivery of a fully electric bin lorry.

New leaders of Green Party revealed

Carla Denyer and Adrian Ramsay have won the contest to be co-leaders of the Green Party of England and Wales.

£25 million to tackle poor ventilation in Scottish buildings

Business premises across Scotland will be able to access a £25 million package to improve ventilation and reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission.

Free solar energy for over 600 Nottingham homes

Low-income homeowners and private renters in Nottingham can apply to the city council to have solar panels fitted to their properties free of charge.

Consultation launched on tech to transform travel

Measures to expand electric vehicle charging infrastructure across the UK are among a raft of proposals set out by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps

Motorists exceeding the 50mph speed limits on some of the most polluted roads in Wales could receive a letter or fine through their doors.

Portsmouth City Council to launch first carbon budget

Portsmouth City Council will be producing its first ever carbon budget for 2022/23, alongside the existing financial budget.

Solihull leads the drive in driverless technology

Solihull has become one of the first places in the UK to see driverless vehicles take to its roads as part of new ground-breaking passenger trials.

£50m approved for City Deal low carbon programme

The government has approved £58.7 million to help establish the Swansea Bay City Region as a leader in low carbon growth and the green economy.


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