According to a joint report by Nesta, Heritage Lottery Fund and the Big Lottery Fund, new models for maintaining and financing public parks could offer viable alternatives for Britain’s parks to remain sustainable.

Glasgow is set to create a new £46 million drainage system, which is expected to help unlock the development of 22,000 new homes across the region.

Communities Secretary Greg Clark has announced that over 80 spaces of neglected urban area across the UK will be transformed into green ‘pocket parks’.

A report led by LowCVP for Greener Journeys has claimed the bus sector has transformed over the last decade with the introduction of greener buses helping to cut carbon emissions and reduce pollution.

Almost 30,000 tonnes of water-damaged household goods have been dumped in landfill sites due to flooding, says the Local Government Association (LGA).

According to new Carbon Trust research, public sector organisations are not adequately prepared to deal with the likely impacts of climate change.

Following the storm that affected much of the United States at the weekend, the Met Office has warned that parts of the UK should prepare for more heavy rainfall and possible flooding as it makes its way across the Atlantic.

Environmental scientists from Plymouth University analysed paint samples from 50 playgrounds and found high levels of toxic metals, posing a risk to the health of young children.

Four UK cities have been awarded a total of £40 million to promote green vehicle technology after successfully bidding for a share of a multimillion fund created to support the take-up of plug-in electric cars

A new study conducted by the Land Trust has found that for every pound spent on maintaining green spaces, a comparable £30 is contributed towards health and well-being benefits.

73 councils in England already meet or exceed 2020 recycling targets, according to data from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The government has pledged more than £40 million to rebuild and improve flood defences in the aftermath of Storm Eva.

The Daily Telegraph has reported that people who are caught littering could face fines of up to £150 under new plans set out by the Department for Communities and Local Government.

Financial aid for rooftop solar panels has been cut by 65 per cent, the government has announced.

The government has confirmed that councils will be reimbursed for clean up costs following damage caused by Storm Desmond.

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