ADEPT awards winners celebrate innovation and resilience in a time of change

At its annual President’s Awards on the 16th of May, the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning & Transport (ADEPT) has recognised the achievements of members and partners working across the country. The awards ceremony, which was part of ADEPT’s Spring Conference, also marks the end of Anthony Payne’s presidency of the Association – Ann Carruthers, Director of Environment and Transport for Leicestershire County Council, […]

Yunex Traffic to reveal new sustainable Actis traffic signal range at Traffex

Yunex Traffic will be exhibiting a range of innovative and intelligent solutions at this year’s Traffex | Parkex | Evex exhibition. With the widest end-to-end portfolio of intelligent traffic solutions, the company will be demonstrating how its intelligent mobility solutions have been developed to help make every journey safer, greener, and less congested, with a […]

A595 Moresby Hall Goes Green: 2,361 Trees for a Greener Future

National Highways, in collaboration with Amey, A E Yates, and AC Landscapes, are celebrating a remarkable achievement after successfully planting 2,361 native trees along the A595 at Moresby. This initiative marked a significant step towards enhancing local biodiversity and mitigating environmental impact. The volunteer day brought together over 70 enthusiastic participants from various stakeholders, including […]

Walsall Council’s continued efforts against fly-tipping show success in 2023/24

Walsall Council has intensified its campaign against fly-tipping in the borough throughout 2023/24, taking firm action against perpetrators and implementing innovative strategies to combat environmental crime. The council’s community safety and enforcement service responded to a total of 787 reports of fly-tipping in the past year, leading to 497 litter fixed penalty notices and 22 […]

Sweet recognition for Dorset highways team

An innovative solution to reducing energy consumption, and saving money, received special recognition this month for Dorset Council. The council competed against more than 800 nominations from around the world in the International Green Apple Environment Awards to receive a silver award at the Houses of Parliament. The council won the award for its electronic ‘hotbox’ situated […]

St Helens Council announces £2.2m improved cycle paths and habitats

St Helens Council has announced that a £2.2m investment has been made to improve active travel and green spaces across the borough. In partnership with Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, the council has confirmed that its Sustainable Urban Development Scheme has been completed to make the region a “better place to live, work and help towards […]

Christchurch Bridge in Reading goes green for Recycle Week

Reading Council urges residents to make use of free food waste recycling service to reduce landfill Residents asked to ensure batteries, small electricals and vapes are recycled properly and not thrown away National theme for recycle week is the Big Recycling Hunt highlighting key items often not recycled that should be Christchurch Bridge will be […]

Driving forward changes to reduce emissions in Argyll and Bute

Argyll and Bute continues to lead the way in its approach to tackling the climate emergency, according to the council. At a meeting of the Policy and Resources Committee, the council’s Climate Change Board provided an update on some of the recent activity aimed at ensuring Argyll and Bute meets its Net Zero targets. A […]

Blueprint Coalition calls for recommitment on key net zero measures

The Blueprint Coalition, an influential partnership of local government, environmental and research organisations, has called on the government to retain its key net zero commitments. Following news of the Government’s intention to drop or roll back on existing climate targets, the Coalition has warned that the impact of reversing current policies will damage essential climate […]

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