AI to be used for local roads health-check

New DfT funding will see innovative AI technology to be used to develop a thorough understanding of Britain’s road markings.

Birmingham’s open spaces valued at £11 billion

The value of parks in Birmingham, in terms of what they offer to all aspects of life in the city, has been calculated as £11 billion.

Extra funding to increase flood resilience

Three communities are set to be better protected against the impacts of flooding thanks to almost £3 million of government investment.

London becoming world’s first National Park City

London will become the first capital city in the world to be awarded the status of a National Park City.

House builders ordered to protect wildlife

Communities Secretary James Brokenshire has ordered developers to do more to protect Britain’s cherished wildlife.

Eco-friendly vans for Liverpool pest control

A Liverpool City Council team has swapped its diesel-driven fleet of vans for cleaner electric vehicles.

Cornwall Council aims to plant £30m forest

A Forest for Cornwall has been revealed to be the flagship project of Cornwall Council's climate change action plan.

Scottish ministers to tackle throw-away culture

Ministers in Scotland are to consider the introduction of an additional charge to help cut down on the number of single-use coffee cups used every year.

50 new water fountains in London to cut plastic waste

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has revealed the locations of 50 new water fountains in the capital to help cut plastic waste.

Wales urged to set ambitious energy targets for homes

An independent report has called on the Welsh Government to commit to a 30 year programme to reduce carbon emissions in its homes.

Informed public debate on the funding of parks needed

A new report has called for a national debate on who should pay for the UK’s much-loved public parks and green spaces.

Climate Change champion appointed in Liverpool

The Mayor of Liverpool is to appoint the city’s first Climate Change champion to the city council’s cabinet.

Waste Strategy fails to provide necessary flexibility

MPs have urged the government to be less prescriptive in its approach to tackling waste and improving recycling levels.

Support needed to build on public pollution action

A partnership approach involving the public, businesses, councils and government is needed to tackle harmful levels of air pollution.

Play fair on clean air, government warned

The government’s failure to back Greater Manchester’s clean air proposals with fair funding could put jobs and businesses at risk.

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