Early learning gap for those in poverty widening

The early learning gap between children in poverty and their peers has widened in 76 out of 152 local authorities.

£22m of savings to balance Nottingham’s budget

Nottingham City Council is looking to agree £22 million of savings to balance its 2019/20 budget.

Postal address change needed to prevent homelessness

Citizens Advice says that fixed postal address rules are stopping homeless people accessing public services.

Scrappage scheme in London for polluting vans

The Mayor of London has announced a £23 million scheme to help business owners scrap polluting vans, in preparation for the Ultra Low Emission Zone.

£760m savings in running costs due to government estate sales

The government estate has fallen by 156,000 square metres over the past year, creating a saving in real terms of £760 million in running costs.

Tougher regulatory system for building safety

New plans have shown how the government is creating a stronger and more effective regulatory framework to improve building safety.

Lack of lollipop men and women a safety risk

The number of lollipop men and women funded by councils in Great Britain has fallen by 1,500 in the last five years.

Ambitious plan for London-wide cycle network

The Mayor of London has unveiled an ambitious plan to create a unified, London-wide cycle network and get more Londoners cycling.

Funding for rough sleeping hubs network

James Brokenshire has announced £5 million of funding to create a new network of 11 rough sleeping hubs across England.

Gove launches new Resources and Waste Strategy

Michael Gove has launched a new Resources and Waste Strategy with plans for consumers to pay a returnable deposit on bottles.

‘Most-improved recycler’ tag welcomed in Stroud

New government figures have shown that Stroud District Council disposes of the least amount of residual waste to landfill in the UK.

Fifth of drivers would like to switch to an EV in 2019

Research has revealed that almost one in five Brits would like to switch to an electric car next year and be more sustainable.

Pages

Event Diary

Europe's leading showcase of technology supported workplace learning