Manchester needs £1.5bn for cycling transformation

Chris Boardman says Greater Manchester needs £1.5 billion to help reach its ambition of transforming into a world class region for cycling and walking.

Six Kent councils see improvement in recycling rates

Six Kent district councils recorded an increase in food waste recycling during the first half of 2017.

Winter transport contract for Newcastle council

Newcastle City Council has signed a contract with leading transport company Colas Ltd to keep the city moving during winter weather.

Wales witnesses growth in renewables production

Wales’ ambitious targets for clean energy are on track, as electricity consumption from renewables increased from 32 per cent to 43 per cent last year.

Progress towards a ‘flood-ready Yorkshire’

Council leaders from across Yorkshire are meeting to consider the future effects of climatic change and work together for a ‘flood-ready Yorkshire’

Leicestershire hits emissions target four years early

Leicestershire County Council has reached its greenhouse gas emissions target four years ahead of schedule.

Electronics to reduce fuel bills on council refuse lorries

South Northamptonshire Council is incorporating advanced telematics to help cut fuel bills on its refuse vehicles and electric vehicles.

More West Sussex schools join renewables project

Two schools in Crawley and Horsham are the latest to join the West Sussex County Council Solar Power for Schools programme.

Government cuts to floods fund ‘dangerously wrong’

Recent flooding in Lancashire has led to Labour suggesting that cuts to flood funding shows that the government has ‘called it dangerously wrong’.

Council seeks views as part of Oxford2050 consultation

Oxford City Council is asking residents and businesses for their views on issues such as homes and climate change as part of the Oxford2050 consultation.

Cabinet decides the future of Newcastle’s parks

Newcastle City Council’s cabinet has approved a proposal for innovative plans to set up an independent charitable trust to run the city’s parks.

£200m spend needed for 'high risk' roads

The Road Safety Foundation has urged the government to immediately spend £200 million to tackle its most ‘high risk roads’.

Khan announces next stage of London's ULEZ

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced the next stage of London’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone, to be introduced on 8 April 2019

Council’s clampdown on contaminated recycling

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council is calling on residents not to waste their waste in response to the increasing problem of contaminated recycling.

Hertfordshire unveils vision for the future of transport

Hertfordshire County Council has unveiled its Local Transport Plan which promotes the use of walking, cycling and public transport.

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