The Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has has allocated councils across England a further £175 million to create safe space for cycling and walking as surveys and independent polls show strong public support for high-quality schemes.

Local councils have a legal responsibility to protect their staff and volunteers from health risks associated with working with display screen equipment (DSE) such as computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones.

In England there are over five million properties at risk of flooding, but most people assume it will never happen to them. According to recent polling, only a third of people in areas at risk of flooding believe their home could be at risk.

The Road Safety Trust, a road safety charity, will open its Main Theme Programme to applications on 25 February 2021. The 2020 funding was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic but is being reinstated for 2021.

Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE) has issued information for village halls to help them understand the implications of the new nationwide lockdown restrictions. All halls are required to close their doors, but a few uses will still be allowed.

Numerous charitable trusts, businesses and community foundations have launched funding programmes to assist local organisations in responding to the challenges of the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Councils should focus on policies that strengthen and protect the health, wealth and wellbeing of local communities as they attempt to recover from the pandemic, a new report says.

New Government guidance on neighbourhood planning says principal councils should pass on the higher Community Infrastructure Levy share if a neighbourhood plan referendum has been postponed because of Coronavirus