Step 4 of the roadmap out of lockdown will be delayed by up to four weeks and the vaccination programme accelerated.

A new project will see youth workers embedded in A&E departments across Greater Manchester to engage with people who have been affected by violence.

London’s first dedicated detox unit for homeless people is set to open on 14 June to help save the lives of some of the city’s most vulnerable people.

Julie Morgan has announced that a new £3 million fund is being set up to provide respite and short breaks for Wales’ small army of unpaid carers.

Five local authorities have banned smoking in pavement pubs, cafes and restaurants, with reports suggesting that others are considering following suit.

Redbridge’s roadmap to creating a carbon neutral council, as well as support the community to cut carbon emissions, is being taken forward.

The Welsh Government has announced that the Test, Trace, Protect service will be extended to next year, with a further injection of funding.

Two-thirds of young people are worried about how air pollution will affect their health, which is almost as much as they worry about coronavirus.

Robert Jenrick and Oliver Dowden have written to councils across England urging for weekly Parkrun events to resume.

Guaranteeing every child the opportunity to participate in certain types of physical activity could support their academic attainment.

The government is to launch nine pilots to test new ways to help ensure people stick to self-isolation rules in areas with higher prevalence of infection.

A green initiative aimed at encouraging hundreds of thousands of children to walk to school has received £2.1 million in government support.

The government has said that anyone with symptoms of coronavirus is now eligible to book a test, ahead of the rollout of the test and trace service.

Professor Deborah Sturdy has outlined her commitment to recognise the outstanding contribution made by social care workers and nurses.

The UK was not as prepared for the pandemic as it could have been, and government lacked detailed contingency plans to manage the unfolding situation.

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