The National Audit Office and the Audit Commission have jointly produced a review of collaborative procurement in the public sector. It draws on Audit Commission research in local government, carried out during the autumn of 2009.

25 per cent of government contracts to be awarded to SMEs

Bath hospital aims to improve recycling in public places for people when away from home.

Carbon and Energy Policy will save an estimated £11 million on energy bills.

Excellent rating awarded for meeting criteria in areas including energy, waste and pollution.

Houses to have enhanced energy efficiency to save on costs for tenants.

Brighton Pavilion seat won by a majority of over 1,000.

New community plot can be used by school groups, families and young and older members of the community.

Red and white bins to promote recycling and support the World Cup.

Everyday waste including tea bags, vegetable peelings and grass cuttings could be composted.

Locations of polling stations and local recycling facilities outlined.

12,000 tonnes of plastic bottles a year to be turned into ‘flakes’.