£5.5m funding proposals for children in Stoke-on-Trent

A consultation has been launched by Stoke-on-Trent Council on proposals to fund a £5.5 million redirection of cash to children’s services.

Councils urge for sustainable public health funding

Cumbria County Council is the latest local authority seeking a more sustainable future for the funding of public health in the UK.

Greater Manchester declares a climate emergency

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority has declared a climate emergency.

50,000 children in care where council services are failing

The number of vulnerable children being cared for in areas where council services are failing is going up.

The review will consider if the most dangerous offenders are serving sentences that truly reflect the severity of their crimes

Up to £2.5b will be spent on building new 'efficient' prisons to reduce overcrowding.

A review of Buchanan and St Ambrose high schools, which were built on a former landfill site, has found them to be safe, but NASUWT teachers will go ahead with strike

The funding will go towards helping local authorities to install chargepoints, which can be built into existing structures like lamp-posts.

Eight in 10 UK regions lack full 4G coverage

New analysis has revealed that four fifths of constituency areas suffer from patchy 4G mobile coverage.

UK to receive Google Flood Alerts

The UK has become one of the first countries in Europe where people will be able to receive flood alerts via the Google Public Alerts map.

Corbyn warns of ‘anti-democratic abuse of power’

Labour has sought confirmation that Boris Johnson could not force through a No Deal Brexit in the middle of a general election campaign.

New initiative to fill empty retail units in Oxford

Business and organisations from across Oxford are working with the city council on an initiative to bring empty units back into use more quickly.

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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.

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