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.

‘Growing urgency' for Scottish independence

Nicola Sturgeon has claimed that there is ‘growing urgency’ for Scotland to become independent ‘sooner rather than later’.

Praise for Devon bus services

Devon County Council has won praise from Bus Users UK for successfully bucking national trends and offering residents good bus services.

West York’s EV rapid-charging network has gone live

West Yorkshire’s largest electric vehicle rapid-charging network has gone live with the switch-on of the first chargepoint in Bradford.

£1.1 million libraries investment in Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire libraries are set to introduce Open Access (self-service) technology, after securing £1.1 million capital investment.

Parents say children need more playgrounds

New research from the Association of Play Industries has claimed that parents are worried about the shift from outdoor play to indoor screen time.

Broadband experts question PM's full-fibre internet pledge

Leading telecoms organisations claim that full-fibre broadband for all by 2025 target is possible, but government ambition is not enough.

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