UK firm wins contract to roll out lamppost EV chargers in London

It is part of Transport for London’s ambition to deliver 1,150 on-street charging points across the capital

UK Government proposes to have final say on fracking projects

It is consulting on the timings and criteria for including shale gas production sites in the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project regime

London mayor expands group buying solar scheme

Eight further councils have signed up to Sadiq Khan’s ‘Solar Together’ initiative

Sadiq Khan to join London councils’ legal action against Heathrow expansion

He says the proposed plans for a third runway will have “significant environmental and noise impacts”

Illegal fly-tipping in Northern Ireland cost taxpayers £500k

A new report cites illegal dumping as one of the biggest environment concerns for households and the Irish landscape

UK councils light up with subsidy-free and ‘smart’ solar

The top 10 local authorities have invested around £80 million in solar projects

New UK crackdown on litter louts come into force

Councils now have the power to almost double on-the-spot fines from £80 to £150

London mayor urges councils to ditch fossil fuels

The London Pension Fund Authority has only 2% of its entire holdings invested in fossil fuel companies

Welsh councils granted £7.5m to boost recycling

Recycling in Wales is currently said to be 12% above the UK average

Utility firms face £2,500 a day fine for peak time roadworks

Councils will be given the power to charge utility companies up to £2,500 a day for digging up the busiest roads at peak times. The Department for Transport said lane rental schemes, which have been trialled in Kent and London, have helped to significantly reduce delays and could now be rolled out nationwide. The aim […]