Public Health England report reveals Covid-19 disparity

03.06.20: Public Health England (PHE) published a report yesterday (June 2) confirming that the risk and outcomes of the Coronavirus pandemic is not felt equally across the country. The disparity came to light through the PHE report, Disparities in t...

Ep. 16 Cllr Nick Forbes - Net zero and an inclusive economy

03.06.20:  this week’s episode, Leader of Newcastle City Council, Cllr Nick Forbes CBE joined host Emily Rodgers on the Public Sector Voices podcast to highlight his ambitions for the future of his city. Nick has been instrumental in...

Cheshire East Council makes hydrogen fuel progress

03.06.20: Cheshire East Council has taken a big step in their fight against the climate emergency as planning permission for a green hydrogen refuelling compound has been secured. The £1m scheme, based in Middlewich, will help to reduce carbon...

Councils differing approach to reintroducing parking charges

02.06.20: This week will see the return of car park charges set by local councils, but different authorities will be approaching it in different ways. The latest Government guidelines encourage those who can safely return to work to do so, with non-e...

New proposals published to help UK tackle climate change

02.06.20: New Government proposals were published yesterday (June 1) that could help the UK go further in tackling climate change. The new system, jointly designed with the Scottish Government, Welsh Government and Northern Ireland Executive, boasts...