Gove to launch new Clean Air Strategy

Michael Gove will launch an ‘ambitious’ new clean air strategy to tackle air pollution, although critics have labelled it as ‘hugely disappointing’.

Swansea takes delivery of 40 electric vans

Swansea Council has taken delivery of forty electric vans, making it the largest electric van fleet in Wales.

Cars should be banned from school gates

Living Streets has set out 21 recommendations to enable more children to walk to and from school and fight air pollution.

New guidance to help councils tackle climate change

New guidance has been made available on policy and legislation which can be used to address climate change at a local level.

Parliament join surge to crack down on plastics

Parliamentary staff are to be encouraged to put sustainability at the heart of their work and phase out plastic bottles, cups, bags and cutlery.

Oxford to trial ‘pop-up’ on-street charging points

Oxford City Council has been awarded £474,000 to become the first city in the world to trial ‘pop-up’ on-street electric vehicle charging points.

Further plans to clamp down on urban pollution

Exchequer Secretary Robert Jenrick has unveiled further plans to clamp down on pollution in urban areas.

Leicester County Council joins clean energy pledge

Leicester County Council is set to join Leicester City Council and commit to using 100 per cent clean energy by 2050.

Cardiff to reconsider funding of parks

Cardiff City Council’s cabinet is set to consider new ways of running its parks as the council faces £91 million savings over the next three years.

Pothole 'epidemic' costing £1 million a month

The AA has revealed that UK drivers and insurers are losing £1 million each month repairing damage to vehicles caused by potholes.

Bristol seeking partner for carbon neutral target

An international search is underway as Bristol City Council seeks potential partners to help reach its goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2050.

Copenhagen-inspired cycling assessment to get further UK roll out

Sustrans has revealed that four more local authorities have joined Bike Life, a project designed to help UK cities normalise cycling.

Green spaces generate £34 billion of health benefits

Fields in Trust has reported that the UK’s parks and green spaces generate over £34 billion of health and well-being benefits.

UK must build flood resilient homes

A new report has urged the government to create homes and communities that are resilient to flood damage.

New report details most polluted towns and cities

A new WHO report has revealed that 47 towns and cities across the UK have reached or have exceeded air pollution limits.

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