Scottish Borders Council has said it is considering plans to ban some street signage as part of a wider strategy to improve road safety.

21 organisations representing the solar industry have argued that the industry needs certainty to invest.

A community energy scheme in Merthyr, Wales, which will use profits to enhance a local park has been officially opened.

Businesses will now be able to benefit from grants up to £20,000 when switching their large trucks to electric vehicles.

A community funded park near Kendal has opened, after a a crowdfunding appeal helped raise the £60,000 necessary for its creation.

A report drawn out for the paper for the council’s scrutiny committee has been published highlighting the challenges facing Scottish Borders Council is maintaining more than 1,100 bridges, many of which are ‘ageing and in need of repair’.

A council report has revealed that Milton Keynes has seen a a tripling of the use of electric vehicles across the region.

The construction of a 22 turbine wind farm in the Highlands, that will generate enough power for 36,000 homes, has gained the green light.

The first ever recipients of the Scottish Government’s Good Food Nation funding have been announced.

Cambridge City Council is to buy all of its electricity from 100 per cent renewable sources for the first time.

A new consultation has been launched on how best to introduce Clean Air Zones in key cities as part of plans to improve air quality.

Councils are being encouraged to bid for government funding to boost the uptake of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs).

Research by the RAC Foundation has found that motorists made over 30,000 claims for vehicle damage as a result of poor roads in the last financial year.

Manchester is set to be over-run with giant coffee cup bins as environment charity Hubbub launches its recycling awareness campaign.

Local authorities could save £300 million each year in litter clean up costs, says a new report.

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