Better routes home from school can tackle childhood obesity

80 per cent of the public would put an end to the school children discounts offered by unhealthy fast food outlets near schools.

Too many carers going without seeing a doctor

New figures from Carers UK have revealed that unpaid carers are unable to see a doctor because they can’t get a break from caring.

PM to give more power to Northern regions

The government will give even more powers to people, businesses and political leaders across Northern regions.

Midlands Engine growth Package fast-tracked

Robert Jenrick has reiterated the government’s commitment to further devolution deals across the Midlands region.

Bus industry pledges greener new buses by 2025

The Confederation of Passenger Transport has pledged to work with the government to make every new bus an ultra-low or zero emission bus from 2025.

Mayors call on government to give the North necessary powers

Andy Burnham and Steve Rotheram have called on the government to give the North the power and resources to get it firing on all cylinders.

Scottish businesses must harness circular economy opportunities

Zero Waste Scotland has stressed that Scottish businesses must harness circular economy opportunities to tackle global emissions.

Vulnerable people sleeping rough drops by a third

The Rough Sleeping Initiative has helped reduce the number of vulnerable people sleeping rough by 32 per cent.

Funding to crackdown on illegal Green Belt building

Councils are set to receive nearly £2 million in government funding to crack down on illegal developments on the nation’s Green Belt.

Domestic abuse survivors left at risk of homelessness

When fleeing domestic abuse, many women are left to face a stark choice between homelessness or returning to their abuser.

£750,000 to improve services through digital tech

More than £750,000 has been awarded to councils looking to improve services using digital technology.

Social care assistance not consistent across Wales

The Auditor General for Wales has claimed that information, advice and assistance on adult social care is not consistently effective across Wales.

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