OLEV calls on councils to bid for ORCS funding

The Office of Low Emissions Vehicles (OLEV) has announced a new £2.5 million fund for an on-street Residential Chargepoint Scheme, which is open for councils to bid on.

Pembrokeshire Council has backed St Davids - the smallest city in the UK, plan to become the 2021 City of Culture.

‘Cocktail of risks’ facing environment post-Brexit

A new report has highlighted a period of ‘profound uncertainty’ for the UK environment as the UK leaves the EU.

Recycling opportunities wasted by councils

Analysis by Sky News has revealed that fewer than 10 per cent of councils make recycling compulsory for their residents.

MPs highlight threat of public park decline

A report has highlighted a period of decline facing public parks and encourages councils to publish strategic plans to address the problem.

Greener Journey’s Any Journey is Greener By Bus has found that areas which have introduced cleaner vehicle technology and innovations have resisted the falling trend of passengers.

A report has found that buses employing a range of green transport technologies are gradually transforming the sector.

The Green Party has launched a campaign calling for action to improve air quality in Sheffield.

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has called on the government to do more to demonstrate the actual value for money of green energy schemes paid for by bill payers.

The Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has confirmed that it has used £430,000 of public funding to repair the Gobbins Cliff Path in County Antrim, after it was shut as a result of storm damage.

New research has shown that the average motorist in the UK spends nearly four days every year looking for parking spaces.

Enfield Council has announced it will invest £58 million in the region’s local energy company ‘energetik’, a move which it claims will ‘secure north London’s energy future’.

Figures released by Eurostat have shown the UK ranking tied tenth among the top-ranked municipal waste recyclers in Europe during 2015.

The Scottish government will introduce new statutory litter guidance aiming to reduce the amount of resources being spent on litter clearing.

Westminster City Council is set to trial a pilot scheme which will see emissions-based charging for diesel cars parking within Marylebone.

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