©Tim Crocker: Goldsmith Street

RIBA has named Goldsmith Street in Norwich as the winner of the 2019 RIBA Stirling Prize, awarded to the UK’s best new building.

100 per cent renewable sources for West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire Combined Authority is set to outline the steps it is taking internally to address the climate emergency at an upcoming meeting.

Fine idling drivers, fellow drivers urge

A new survey suggests that 72 per cent of drivers want councils to take action against motorists who leave their engines running when parked.

More funding for local authority air quality action

The government has announced the latest round of funding from the Air Quality Grant to help local authorities improve air quality across England.

55,000 free trees up for grabs in London

55,000 free trees are up for grabs for Londoners to plant in their gardens and shared green spaces, and for larger community led ‘plant-athons’.

Local authorities need to ramp up climate action

Friends of the Earth has said that all local authorities need to do more to tackle climate change, and help create greener places to live.

On-street coffee cup recycling bins for Oxford

Oxford City Council and Oxford Direct Services will be collaborating to install on-street coffee cup recycling bins in the city centre.

Community group-buying scheme for home solar panels

Greater Manchester residents are coming together as a community to create a group-buying scheme for solar panels on their homes.

Portsmouth food waste collects over 22 tonnes

Over 22 tonnes of food waste has so far been collected in the first two weeks of the food waste collection trial in Portsmouth.

£1.35 million clean energy pot for Tees Valley

Ben Houchen has urged community groups across Tees Vallet to take advantage of funding to deliver clean energy projects in their area.

Glasgow sets carbon neutral target of 2030

Glasgow has been set a target of becoming a carbon neutral city by 2030, following a recommendation by the council's City Administration Committee.

Green housing revolution unveiled by government

Robert Jenrick has said that a new green standard for new build homes will bring an environmental revolution to home building.

Bosses should do more to improve their air quality

Nearly two thirds of workers would find a potential employer attractive if they had an air pollution policy in place.

100 per cent green electricity for Southampton’s buildings

Southampton City Council commercial buildings will now be using 100 per cent green electricity, to support carbon neutral efforts.

Current social housing emissions not enough to reach net-zero

The Sustainable Energy Association has published a new report to demonstrate how social housing can lead the way to net-zero.

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