200 homes planned for rough sleepers in London

Plans for up to 200 homes to help former rough sleepers and victims of domestic abuse in London have been announced.

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/chancellor-fast-tracks-spending-round-to-free-up-departments-to-prepare-for-brexit

A one-year spending review to give government departments ‘financial certainty’ as they prepare for Brexit will be brought forward.

Scotland boosts energy credentials with new District Heat Network

Nicola Sturgeon has opened a new £6m project which uses cutting-edge renewables technology to harness energy from waste water.

Southampton to introduce Living Wall on roundabout

Southampton City Council has begun work to transform the Millbrook Roundabout with a new Living Wall made up of green planting.

Local government shut out from Brexit preparations

The Labour Party has raised concerns that local government will not have a seat on the government’s EU Exit Operations Committee.

Vision to create National Park in West Midlands welcomed

A government-commissioned report has welcomed ambitious proposals to create a new urban National Park in the West Midlands region.

Campaigners seek calorie tax to tackle obesity crisis

Action on Sugar and Action on Salt are calling on the government to introduce a calorie levy.

Bristol shortlisted for European Capital of Innovation title

Bristol is one of 12 European cities to have been shortlisted for the prestigious title of European Capital of Innovation 2019.

665 bike parking spaces could be created in Oxford

A new report commissioned by Oxford City Council has revealed 665 bike parking spaces could be created in Oxford city centre.

580,000 social work jobs need filling by 2035

The adult social care workforce in England has continued to grow, with a 22 per cent growth in the total number of jobs since 2009.

Public Sector Vehicle Hire Solutions launched

The Crown Commercial Service has awarded its latest vehicle hire agreement - with a focus on boosting car share solutions.

Regional inequality increasing, finds IFS

The IFS has found that London is home to more than half of the UK's population of super-rich, earning more than £680,000 a year.

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