Figures show loft and cavity wall insulation installed in homes across Britain in the last two years, as part of the CERT scheme.

Scheme includes the monitoring, measurement and reporting of carbon emissions.

Progress found to be needed on the ground in five priority areas including infrastructure and natural resources.

£3.5m invested into Greenwatt Way eco development.

Energy saving light-bulbs to be installed.

Savings come from changes including old council fleet vehicles replaced by more efficient vehicles and a reduction in gas use.

Low-income households to be offered free insulation and higher-income households to receive a discounted deal.

Collaborative research projects between business and universities will be increased.

18,000 new jobs tipped to be created by 2013.

Local Development Framework Core Strategy will guide the growth of the borough over the next 15 years.

Flycapture figures show 16,000 less instances of fly-tipping in 2009/10 than in 2007/8.

The last 50,000 years looked at to help combat current climate change.

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The Security Event is set to be the first major exhibition to take place in the sector when it opens its doors on 7-9 September 2021 at the NEC in Birmingham and for the first time it will also encompass the National Cyber Security Show.

digitech21 will seek to demystify the increasingly complex technology landscape and will showcase a host of public sector best practice case studies and the very best solution providers, each of whom are helping organisations to transform and improve the way in which the public sector delivers services to the citizen.