Waste Wars: A New Dump

Waste Wars: A New Dump

Big countries are feeling the pressure of overstocked landfills as environmental regulations and trade agreements shake up traditional waste flows. The world produces 2.1 billion tonnes of rubbish each year with only 16% recycled and 46% disposed of unsustainably. Countries such as China, once the dumping ground for almost 4...

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LHA freeze is fuelling homelessness

LHA freeze is fuelling homelessness

New analysis by London Councils has revealed a significant reduction in the number of homes affordable to Londoners in receipt of Local Housing Allowance (LHA) over the past four years, with no properties affordable to claimants in certain parts of the capital.  These Londoners face an average shortfall of £50.71...

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Success for the Tesla Model 3

Success for the Tesla Model 3

Few cars this century have had as much attention as the Tesla Model 3. The American saloon brings real world all-electric range to a mass market audience and shows that green motoring is no longer for the very rich. And now that the car has been named Auto Express Car...

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From unity comes community: H&F CommUNITY Day is Sunday 21 July

From unity comes community: H&F CommUNITY Day is Sunday 21 July

“We are far more united, and have far more in common, than that which divides us,” – Jo Cox (1976-2016). With fun for all the family, and a strong message that hope is more powerful than hate, H&F CommUNITY Day 2019 is a free festival in Ravenscourt Park, between noon...

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System failing asylum-seeking children

System failing asylum-seeking children

Unaccompanied asylum-seeking children (UASC) are in danger of not receiving the care they need due to a breakdown in government plans to support them, a new report by London Councils reveals. The Home Office’s National Transfer Scheme was created to share responsibility for caring for UASC, but in the first...

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