Labour plans universal youth service

The Labour Party is announcing a bold vision for rebuilding youth services across the whole country.

100 per cent renewable sources for West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire Combined Authority is set to outline the steps it is taking internally to address the climate emergency at an upcoming meeting.

13 million extra hours of home care for vulnerable

Vulnerable people across England received almost 13 million extra hours of home visits from social care workers last year.

New research into adolescent mental health

A £35 million government-backed research programme has been launched to give more support to teenagers battling with mental health issues.

Nine in 10 homes unaffordable for families

More than nine in ten homes for private rent are too expensive for those on housing benefit.

Fine idling drivers, fellow drivers urge

A new survey suggests that 72 per cent of drivers want councils to take action against motorists who leave their engines running when parked.

20mph zones effective in reducing road casualties

Researchers have argued that 20mph zones are effective in reducing the number and severity of traffic collisions and casualties.

Partnership to help communities tackle loneliness

A new partnership between the government and the Co-op Foundation is to protect local spaces that bring people together.

More funding for local authority air quality action

The government has announced the latest round of funding from the Air Quality Grant to help local authorities improve air quality across England.

The government has announced the latest round of funding through the Air Quality Grant scheme to help local authorities improve air quality.

Grenfell Tower report to be released on 30 October

The long-awaited Grenfell Tower fire public inquiry report is to be released on 30 October, the day before Britain is due to leave the EU.

Young people need more modern housing choices

There needs to be more modern housing options for young people, claiming that affordable housing isn’t actually affordable for young people.