£51 million for active travel in Scotland

£51 million is being made available for walking and cycling infrastructure in Scotland in 2019/2020.

Faster action on climate called by majority of Brits

Research has found that nearly 70 per cent of British people want urgent political action to tackle climate change.

Crisis in social work revealed in new survey

Social workers say they are no longer able to do their jobs effectively because of years of repeated cuts, according to UNISON.

Funding to help community buildings to go green

Rural areas could benefit from £10 million fund that has already helped over 150 rural communities become cleaner and more sustainable.

England’s biggest council’s condemn Clean Air Zone delays

Birmingham City Council and Leeds City Council have blamed the government for delays to introducing the country's first Clean Air Zones.

Government not doing enough to secure venues

Nick Aldworth has warned that new legislation is needed to reduce the impact of any future terrorist attack on UK venues.

Greater Manchester to launch ambitious Housing Strategy

Plans for every resident in Greater Manchester to have access to an affordable home sit at the heart of the Greater Manchester Housing Strategy.

Adapt to make communities more resilient to climate change

Sir James Bevan opened the Flood and Coast Conference with a speech highlighting how we need to become more resilient to climate change.

Children exposed to toxic air inside London schools

Campaigners have urged for improvements in the quality of air inside and outside primary schools in London.

Homes England indicates increase in affordable homes

New housing statistics show a significant increase in the number of affordable homes being built in England.

Councils celebrate funding for green spaces

Nottingham City Council and Bristol City Council are among a number of local authorities successful in securing open space funding.

£3.8bn needed to reverse cuts in pupil spending

The IFS has warned that a one-off increase of £3.8 billion would be needed to reverse eight per cent cuts in per pupil school spending.


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.