‘If you can’t smoke in it, it won’t be COVID safe’ 15 April 2021, Katie Coyne Pubs and bars urged to contact their council’s EH department, who can help with guidance on outdoor structures. Social housing sector crying out for electrical safety checks 15 April 2021, Sarah Campbell Mandate electrical checks across all rented housing in the same way as gas safety, urges charity. A local response to test and trace system gaps 15 April 2021, Katie Coyne In the London Borough of Newham, the council’s EH and public health teams have created a test, trace and isolate service that is evolving with the needs... Tales from the front line: ‘The old system was clunky’ 15 April 2021, Katie Coyne A new inspection scheme is helping London authorities fulfil their obligation to inspect all temporary accommodation annually. Calls for landlord register backed by coalition 15 April 2021, Katie Coyne Two years on from government’s pledge to scrap no-fault evictions – and no change in sight. ‘We tapped into a deep frustration about transport policies’ 13 April 2021, Chris Todd How one small non-profit organisation is challenging the Government’s multi-billion-pound roads strategy. Tales from the front line: ‘The smell of traffic can be sickening’ 01 April 2021, Michael Wanyama The chief of a charity working to improving air quality describes the herculean task in Kampala, one of the most polluted cities in Africa. ‘If you prioritise public health, you’ll get much better outcomes’ 01 April 2021, Katie Coyne Adviser to New Zealand government on COVID-19 explains the ‘elimination’ approach. Shocking levels of sewage and storm water polluting rivers 01 April 2021, Katie Coyne More monitoring needed to clean up our waterways, says charity. Environmental Health gets royal approval 01 April 2021, Olaf Riplo EXCLUSIVE: Queen personally requests a senior environmental health officer to ‘check out’ places she visits.