North Yorkshire Council has voted to approve a fracking operation, the first to be approved in England since a ban was lifted in 2012.

The Department for Communities and Local Government’s (DCLG) £90 million boost for the Great British Coast is now open for businesses to bid on.

According to a Freedom of Information request (FoI) by specialist lawyers Simpson Millar, over 100 local authorities have failed to produce a plan to help children with special educational needs (SEN) transition to secondary school.

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has awarded funding to projects across England, to help restore local landmarks to their former glory.

The Commons environment committee has called for more ‘clean air zones’, targeting polluting vehicle drivers, to be established across cities in England.

According to BBC Scotland, the country’s first government-backed public bike hire scheme, conducted by Dumfries council, has been put on hold after it failed to win popular support.

A report by The Parks Alliance has found that 70 per cent of parents with young children are concerned that council budget cuts could impact the future of parks and green spaces.

A natural flood management scheme implemented in Pickering provided important protection for the town over Christmas 2015, new analysis has shown.

Sutton Council has introduced new ‘ballot bins’ designed to encourage smokers to put their cigarette butts in bins instead of on the floor.

Bristol Mayor George Ferguson is expected to sign up to a package of measures which aims to have 5,000 more electric vehicles (EV) on its roads by 2020.

Communities Secretary Greg Clark has announced that charities supporting the flood victims will receive an £8.4 million boost.

According to an AA survey, 39 per cent of drivers have had their vehicles damaged by potholes over the last two years.

The Houses of Parliament are a ‘fire risk’ and could face a destructive loss of power without a full refurbishment, according to a BBC report.

Simon Stevens, head of NHS England is setting out plans to build ten new housing developments with healthy living in mind.

Environmental law firm Client Earth has warned the UK government that if it does not drastically reduce air pollution it could face renewed legal action.

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