ClientEarth win High Court air pollution case

Activist lawyers from ClientEarth have won a third High Court victory over the UK government's plans to tackle air pollution.

Recycling information available on app in Ealing

Residents in Ealing can now use a new app to quickly and easily access all manner of information about recycling in the borough.

UK unemployment increases for first time in two years

The ONS has revealed that the rate of unemployment rose from 4.3 per cent to 4.4 per cent for the three months to the end of December.

Metro Mayors urge for better allocated housing funds

England’s Metro Mayors have urged the government to review the way in which funding for new housing is allocated to city-regions.

NHS and local gov urged to remake partnership

Professor Keith Willett has said that health and local government leaders must remake the NHS and local authority partnership.

Over 500 children's centres closed since 2010

Government figures have shown that local councils have closed more than 500 children’s centres since 2010.

£2.2 million bus emission funding for Bristol and Bath

Bus services across Bristol, Bath and South Gloucestershire will receive a £2.2 million funding boost to cut emissions.

Air pollution sessions for Oxford students

Oxford City Council has published an educational toolkit for its schools to better children’s understanding of the causes and impact of air pollution.

Councils left unprepared for cyber attacks

A new report has found that over 25 per cent of UK councils have had their computer systems breached in the past five years.

Tougher electrical safety standards for tenants

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has published recommendations for new safety measures to better protect private tenants

Affordable homes shortfall falling far short of demand

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has warned that the supply of new, affordable homes has fallen short of demand by 30,000 every year since 2011.

Public sector cuts limiting FM outsourcing potential

A study has found that growth in facilities management outsourcing has been limited by cuts in public sector budgets.

West Sussex invests in drone technology

West Sussex County Council is investing in drone technology to be used by West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service.

Javid to consider new housing complaints system

Sajid Javid will consider options to ensure that no-one is left battling with their landlord or builder to resolve issues with their home.

£7 million funding for cycle safety

Eight cities will benefit from a £7 million government investment in projects to improve road safety, helping create more bike-friendly areas.

Church spires to boost rural digital connectivity

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has announced that church spires will be used to boost digital connectivity in rural areas.

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