The backlog of carriageway repairs to fix local roads has reached £12.64 billion, compounded by increased costs caused by rising inflation.

New research has found that motorists in the north are stuck in the slow lane when it comes to electric car demand.

Areas of London with Black, Asian and minority ethnic populations of more than 50 per cent are more likely to face the highest climate risk.

The government has proposed to set air quality limits that would allow twice as much small-particle pollution in England as the WHO recommends.

Julie James has revealed the Welsh Government’s largest ever flood programme, totalling more than £214 million over three years.

A coalition of civil society groups have called for greater action on fuel poverty and to cut fossil fuels in upcoming Energy Independence Plan.

CoMoUK has urged for car parking provision at new housing developments to be capped at a maximum of one space per property.

Andy Burnham is announcing a series of major steps to move Greater Manchester towards a London-style public transport system.

Andy Street has appointed a new cycling and walking commissioner to get more people moving around the West Midlands by foot or bike.

Greener Transport Solutions has said that current technological solutions will be insufficient to hit net zero in the UK.

Friends of the Earth has said that progress needs to be accelerated in every local area if the UK’s climate and nature targets are to be met.

Local authorities across England have been granted more than £11 million in government funding to deliver projects to improve air quality.

£6 million will be spent on street lighting in Worcestershire in a bid to complete the replacement of all non-led units to more energy efficient LEDs.

The End Fuel Poverty Coalition has issued a warning that the energy crisis could leave 8.5 million households unable to heat their homes.

Derby City Council has announced that the region’s bus shelters will soon be replaced with new, eco-friendly alternatives.

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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.