Local authorities could save £300 million each year in litter clean up costs, says a new report.

Too many households in flood risk areas do not have basic protection against rising waters installed, the ABI has warned.

Liverpool’s green spaces could be maintained and preserved by a Parks Trust in the future if new recommendations are pursued.

A new initiative by Devon County Council wants to encourage an army of volunteers to fix potholes the council cannot afford to fix themselves.

The government has overruled Lancashire County Council’s decision to refuse permission for a fracking site.

The British Lung Foundation (BLF) has claimed that councils are failing to monitor schools in Britain for dangerous air pollution, despite government advice to do so.

Aberdeen Council is set to consult on plans to create a £120 million ‘waste to energy’ plant to deal with 150,000 tonnes of rubbish produced by the region each year.

A new poll has shown that 75 per cent of the public believe that councils should have a statutory duty to protect public parks.

The three ‘flood risk’ symbols proposed by the insurance industry for estate agents to detail on their properties have proved controversial.

Fife Council has called for clarity from the Scottish government over fracking, amid fears that developers mat begins o target its land.

Hull City Council has been given the green light to purchase land to reduce the risk of flooding to 1,750 properties in East Hull.

Smoking should be banned in all outdoor spaces, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health has argued.

Immediate action is needed on a number of crucial food, farming and fisheries issues, a Scottish minister had argued.

Council leaders have praised a judicial review which ruled that councils should remain exempt from VAT on commercial waste collections.

The introduction of ‘charity bins’ has successfully reduced litter by an average of 30 per cent in five locations across England.

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