Majority of UK drivers think traffic is worsening

The 2017 RAC Report on Motoring has revealed that one half of UK drivers believe traffic on major roads has increased.

Cambridge tackles congestion and air quality

Cambridge City Council is seeking to reduce congestion by changing the cost of parking in the council’s car parks.

Natural flood management benefits highlighted

The Environment Agency has published data, case studies and evidence about the role of natural flood management in reducing flood risk.

One in five councils using MetalMatter campaign

Since its launch in 2012, one in five councils are using the MetalMatters recycling campaign to increase the metal packaging captured at kerbside.

44 UK cities fail pollution tests

The WHO has reported that 44 of the UK’s 51 cities and towns listed on its air quality database have air considered too dangerous to breathe.

Edinburgh to consider diesel surcharge

Edinburgh's Parking Action Plan will present a new consultation on whether diesel vehicles should incur a parking permit surcharge.

Developers not prioritising walking infrastructure

A new report has argued that access to walking infrastructure is not a priority for developers building new homes.

Energy savings plan for dozens of Swansea buildings

Swansea Council is considering applying for funding to introduce energy saving improvements at 25 council buildings.

New green energy campaign in Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester Combined Authority has launched a new campaign to save people money on their energy bills and help the environment.

New litter partnership for Keep Britian Tidy

Environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy is to work with Coca-Cola to boost litter prevention and inspire volunteers to keep the UK clean.

Fly-tipping costing taxpayers £58 million

Over one million incidents of fly-tipping were dealt with by councils in England last year.

Glasgow’s commercial waste pilot to get city-wide roll-out

Glasgow City Council's pilot project to tackle issues around commercial waste in the city centre is to be rolled out further.

Government climate change plans target draughty homes

The government’s Clean Growth Strategy will target the UK’s draughtiest homes as part of its bid to cut emissions by 57 per cent by 2032.

Electric double-decker bus trial in Leeds

First Leeds has launched its trial of a new fully electric double-decker bus, following a successful trial in York.

Oxford councils propose a Zero Emission Zone

A joint proposal from Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council is seeking to introduce a Zero Emission Zone in Oxford city centre.

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