Local Government

Half a Billion for public buildings to switch to cleaner heating

More public buildings and businesses will benefit from over half a billion pounds in funding to help reduce their energy bills and carbon emissions.

New powers for councils to help build more affordable homes

Councils across the country will be able to buy cheaper land to help build thousands more social and affordable homes.

Building Safety Act can help construction ‘right its wrongs’

The Building Safety Act will bring about changes to culture on a scale never seen before, according to the CEO of LABC.

Second £1.6Bn decarbonisation framework launched by Pagabo

Pagabo has announced the 56 suppliers appointed to its brand-new £1.6Bn Decarbonisation Solutions Framework

Pick Everard chosen for £100M schools projects

Pick Everard has revealed it will be helping deliver more than 2,500 school spaces across the Bedford region over the next two years.

£14.2M released for LEVI infrastructure

Some £14.2M in funding has been released, with the first local authorities approved for LEVI capital funding

EDAROTH to deliver sustainable, affordable homes in Bristol

Sustainable housing developer EDAROTH, has signed a development agreement with Bristol City Council to design and deliver 29 affordable homes

Smart street lamps get green light

Smart tech is to be trialled in towns and cities as part of a £1.3M government pilot to test next-gen digital technology.

New report calls for planners to ‘embrace diversity’ to rejuvenate town centres  

A new research-led report calls for an overhaul in the way local authority planning teams organise and plan for town centre development.

Levelling up town planning

The Department for Levelling Up is helping to level up across the country, not just places, but people too, by funding a new scheme to support aspiring graduates into the planning sector. The DLUHC is granting £1.59M to the Local Government Association to fund a new scheme to support aspiring graduates into