Dundee council has proposed that a minimum of five per cent of the council’s spend on roads and transportation will go towards improving cycling infrastructure.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has issued a warning to home owners and local businesses to be aware of the risks of flash flooding over summer.

A report conducted by the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has concluded that the government has not done enough to protect communities at risk of flooding.

New driverless pods aimed to help transform local city transport have been unveiled at Birmingham’s Automechanika Show.

The Keep Britain Tidy charity has called on councils to set higher targets of recycling 70 per cent of all waste collected by 2025, in order to keep pace with Welsh councils.

Experts in the field of council recycling have rejected recent reports recommending changes to the way waste is collected.

North Yorkshire Council has voted to approve a fracking operation, the first to be approved in England since a ban was lifted in 2012.

The Department for Communities and Local Government’s (DCLG) £90 million boost for the Great British Coast is now open for businesses to bid on.

According to a Freedom of Information request (FoI) by specialist lawyers Simpson Millar, over 100 local authorities have failed to produce a plan to help children with special educational needs (SEN) transition to secondary school.

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has awarded funding to projects across England, to help restore local landmarks to their former glory.

The Commons environment committee has called for more ‘clean air zones’, targeting polluting vehicle drivers, to be established across cities in England.

According to BBC Scotland, the country’s first government-backed public bike hire scheme, conducted by Dumfries council, has been put on hold after it failed to win popular support.

A report by The Parks Alliance has found that 70 per cent of parents with young children are concerned that council budget cuts could impact the future of parks and green spaces.

A natural flood management scheme implemented in Pickering provided important protection for the town over Christmas 2015, new analysis has shown.

Sutton Council has introduced new ‘ballot bins’ designed to encourage smokers to put their cigarette butts in bins instead of on the floor.

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