Levelling Up Parks Fund: Government promises to create new urban green spaces

The two candidates to become the next Prime Minister may be sending mixed signals on their support for both the levelling up agenda and nature protection, but that has not stopped the government this week launching a new initiative to try and enhance access to nature in some of the UK’s most deprived communities. Ministers … Read more

Extreme weather: Grid operators ordered to review storm response plans

Grid operators have today been ordered to review their severe weather escalation plans and improve their communications systems, following the widespread blackouts that followed last year’s Storm Arwen. The Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) today published the formal review of the electricity industry’s response to Storm Arwen in November 2021, which saw … Read more