Sunday, March 3, 2024

‘Planning for the future’ housing whitepaper launched

An overhaul of the country’s outdated planning system that will deliver the high-quality, sustainable homes communities need will be at the heart of the...

Green Recovery Capacity Building Scheme opens for environmental organisations in Wales

The Green Recovery Capacity Building Scheme is a new £920,000 revenue grant scheme to increase capacity within the environmental non-governmental organisation (eNGO) sector. The scheme...

New online platform set to tackle food waste

A major new platform to help reduce food waste is currently being trialled. Founding partners Co-op and Microsoft, supported by technology consultancy BJSS and Team...

Northern Ireland consults on Food Strategy

Making Northern Ireland 'a world-class food region, that provides safe, healthy and environmentally friendly food for the future' is the central ambition of a...

10p plastic bag charge to come into force this month

The single-use carrier bag charge, which has seen a 95% cut in plastic bag sales in major supermarkets since 2015, will be increased from...

The window of opportunity to limit global warming to 1.5°C is closing, new report...

Without immediate and deep emissions reductions across all sectors, limiting global warming to 1.5°C is beyond reach. However, there is increasing evidence of climate action,...

‘Investing in nature is an investment in the NHS’, says Environment Agency Chief Executive

Universal access to a healthy natural environment could save the NHS billions of pounds a year in treatment costs if everyone in England had...

Higher proportion of affordable homes in new starts and completions statistics

Housing programmes delivered by Homes England saw an overall increase in starts and completions in 2019-20 compared to the previous year, according to new...

New campaign to promote woodland creation grants for landowners launched

A new drive to encourage farmers and landowners across England to plant and manage more trees has been launched this week by the Forestry...

Exeter Council’s new partnership turns unwanted nets into kayaks

Exeter City Council has entered into a new partnership with Odyssey Innovation Ltd, that will see discarded fishing nets collected in the south west turned...