New PM must prioritise tackling children’s homelessness

More than 300 children face becoming homeless during the school holidays this summer as a result of the housing crisis.

North West organisations sign Healthy Weight Declaration

Cumbria Association of Local Councils is among a number of organisations in the North West to sign up to the Food Active Healthy Weight Declaration.

Eco-friendly vans for Liverpool pest control

A Liverpool City Council team has swapped its diesel-driven fleet of vans for cleaner electric vehicles.

New ‘affordable’ housing definition needed

The Campaign to Protect Rural England is calling for changes to how ‘affordable’ housing is defined.

Oxfordshire Local Industrial Strategy published

The Oxfordshire Local Industrial Strategy has been published to be help the region become a top three global innovation hub by 2040.

Cornwall Council aims to plant £30m forest

A Forest for Cornwall has been revealed to be the flagship project of Cornwall Council's climate change action plan.

Better Care Fund renewed for 2019 to 2020

Ministers have confirmed that the Better Care Fund will be renewed for 2019 to 2020, bringing the pooled funding to over £6.4 billion.

RIBA bemoans severe lack of age-friendly homes

The Royal Institute of British Architects has launched a call for urgent action to tackle the severe lack of age-friendly housing.

Scottish ministers to tackle throw-away culture

Ministers in Scotland are to consider the introduction of an additional charge to help cut down on the number of single-use coffee cups used every year.

10-year plan needed to fix school funding system

The government must fix the broken education funding system and bring forward a strategic ten-year education funding plan.

Rural communities worst hit in adult social care crisis

The Salvation Army has found that there is significantly less money to care for older people who live in rural areas across England.

£2bn pay rise for public sector workers

The Treasury is set to reveal the biggest public sector pay rise in six years as one of Theresa May's final acts as Prime Minister.

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