New e-scooter trial launched in Liverpool

People in Liverpool will be able to try a new way of getting around the city centre as part of a year-long trial of e-scooters in the city.

Offshore wind to power every home in the country by 2030

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set out new plans to Build Back Greener by making the UK the world leader in clean wind energy.

Only half of renters felt safe at home during lockdown

New research from Shelter has revealed that only half of private renters in England felt safe in their homes during the coronavirus lockdown.

Social prescribing pilots scheme launches

Applications have opened to deliver four ‘green social prescribing’ pilots in communities hardest hit by coronavirus.

COBRA-style action needed to save young people

Young people face becoming a ‘lost generation’ unless the government develops a COBRA-style response to boost job opportunities.

Hydrogen buses coming to Birmingham next Spring

Birmingham City Council has purchased 20 new hydrogen double decker buses as part of their Clean Air Hydrogen Bus Pilot.

Extra support for councils to expand children’s services

Extra support will be given to councils to help them to ensure domestic abuse victims and their families get the vital help they need.

Call for evidence launched for Air Quality Partners

The government has launched a call for evidence on which public bodies should be designated to become Air Quality Partners to help cut emissions.

First modular homes unveiled for London homelessness scheme

The first batch of modular homes designed as accommodation for homeless Londoners has been assembled on a test site in Tower Hamlets.

‘Red wall’ areas set to take the brunt of welfare cuts

Six million households face losing £1,000 in benefits next year unless Chancellor Rishi Sunak U-turns on Universal Credit.

Urgent re-think of lockdown policy needed, says Burnham

The government is in danger of losing public support for its approach to local lockdowns without an urgent re-think of the policy.

Improvement in London’s air quality since 2016

New City Hall data has shown a substantial improvement in London’s air quality across the capital since 2016.

Majority want testing programme run by NHS

Three quarters of the British public want to see the government’s programme of mass testing run by the NHS and public health protection teams.

Greater clarity needed for the future of the bus

The Department of Transport needs to provide greater clarity on how it will measure success in improving bus services.

Ex-minister questions delays to local government shake-up

Lord O'Neill has expressed concern that a long-awaited plan to shake-up local government appeared to have been delayed again.