Majority of unexplained school exits affect vulnerable

A significant proportion of all pupils experiencing an unexplained exit fail to return to the school system ever again.

Low-income voters could sway next election

Low-income voters could be a crucial force at the next election, partly due to being more willing to switch between parties.

100,000 trees in Bath & North East Somerset

The number of trees in Bath & North East Somerset could be doubled as part of the council’s commitment to tackle the climate emergency.

Environment Agency sets net zero emissions aim

The Environment Agency has set itself the aim of becoming a net zero organisation by 2030.

Two key city-centre sites set to regeneration boost

The Cabinet Office has announced that two key city-centre sites are to be regenerated as part of the Government’s Hubs programme.

Mental health higher priority than physical health

UK workers now place greater importance on their mental health than their physical health.

Free leisure centre access for Oxford’s homeless

Oxford City Council is introducing free access to its leisure centres for people experiencing homelessness in the city.

Labour pledges five-fold increase in offshore wind

Jeremy Corbyn is pledging to radically expand offshore wind to help tackle the climate emergency and invest in coastal communities.

Loans offered to build new schools alongside new homes

The Department for Education is offering loans to housing developers to boost new house and school building momentum.

Rogue landlords plans to boost broadband speeds

A new law will mean an extra 3,000 residential buildings a year will be connected to gigabit speeds.

London seeks council and social rented housing

Sadiq Khan has launched his first 'Homes for Londoners' conference, stressing that genuinely affordable housing is the priority.

Doctor recommends banning snacking on public transport

Dame Sally Davies has said that snacking should be banned on public transport and extra taxes placed on unhealthy foods to tackle child obesity.

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