A new RSPB report has warned that England’s planning system is destroying nature and is in dire need of reform.

The growing popularity of bike share schemes across the UK has reduced car mileage for each user by an estimated 3.7 miles every week.

Wales’ new Infrastructure Investment Strategy, underpinned by £8.1 billion over the next three years, seeks to move public services towards zero carbon.

A FOI survey carried out by the Association of Play Industries has revealed that some UK regions have almost five times the free-to-access play provision of others.

Thousands of social housing tenants will have their energy bills cut and homes made warmer as the government improves energy efficiency.

Councils have warned that they will have to scale back road maintenance as local authorities face a £500 million funding reduction.

Newcastle City Council has submitted a bid to the European Commission for the city to become one of its 100 climate-neutral and smart cities by 2030.

Transport for New Homes has found that housing developments on former farmland are adding hundreds of thousands of extra car journeys to England’s roads.

CPRE has said that every neighbourhood should have a protected place for community well-being to level access to green space and nature.

Hampshire County Council is the first Highway Authority in the country to trial plant-based plastic bollards to reduce its carbon footprint.

Oxford City Council has announced that Britain’s first Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) will begin in the city on 28 February 2022.

Birmingham City Council has published its Clean Air Strategy for the city, outlining a clear set of greener actions, priorities and pledges.

Analysis by Climate Emergency UK has shown that more than one in five of all councils in the UK have no climate action plan.

Nottingham City Council has said that it is on track to become the first carbon neutral city in the UK by 2028, following the first review of its action plan.

Councils and environmental groups have said that homes are not becoming green quickly enough due to flaws and gaps in government support.


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.