Clean electricity overtaking fossil fuels

National Grid has revealed that clean energy has nudged ahead of coal and gas in Britain.

Fifth of Welsh councils jobs lost due to austerity

A new report has highlighted the extraordinary impact that a decade of austerity has had on the council workforce in Wales.

Liverpool to build new council homes for 21st century

Liverpool City Council has been given the green light to construct a new generation of local authority homes fit for the 21st century.

Northern Powerhouse ‘undermined’ by austerity

IPPR North has said that the Northern Powerhouse is being ‘undermined’ by austerity despite signs of economic growth.

'One in four' seeking shelter are refugees

Almost a quarter of those seeking shelter with key homelessness agencies in Manchester, London and Leicester are refugees.

Electric minibus provides accessible transport in Kent

Kent County Council has introduced an electric minibus to provide accessible transport services for disabled and vulnerable people.

Community Sentence Treatment pilots to be rolled out

Vulnerable offenders in the criminal justice system will be offered targeted treatment under new plans to further reduce re-offending.

Khan announces largest car-free day in London

Sadiq Khan has announced plans to implement London’s biggest car-free day to date in the centre of the capital on 22 September.

Comprehensive homelessness strategy desperately needed

The LGiU has launched the final report from the Local Government Homelessness Commission (LGHC).

Children's hospices to shut without increased funding

Together for Short Lives has warned that children’s hospices will be forced to cut services or shut unless the NHS increases its funding.

UK climate plan lacking in key details

The current climate action plan is ‘unclear’ and lacks key details about how the UK will reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the next 12 years.

Letter condemns ‘unacceptable’ record on rough sleeping

The Mayor of London, council leaders and homeless charities have criticised the government’s ‘completely unacceptable’ record on rough sleeping.

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Event Diary

It is no mystery that there is a huge task at hand to solve the growing problems of waste, inefficient resources, and the disposal of hazardous materials as our communities develop.

Flexible format allows event planners to be inspired, be informed and network at their own pace

You are invited to this unique annual exhibition that brings together all the disciplines from the emergency services sector who are involved in prevention, response and recovery.