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Government guidance launched to help local authorities benefit further from positive impacts of National Citizen Service, as detailed in this press release
A new £27 million flood scheme announced for Blackpool hopes to reduce the risk of flood damage for up to 4,800 coastal properties
The local government of Dubai has launched emCash, the world's first state cryptocurrency, which will be available to all UAE citizens
Cheryl Hersey from Action PR explains how local councils can make the most of their community leisure centre through investment and marketing
The Ministry of Parks and Green Spaces has announced a new action group dedicated to improving green spaces and investment in public parks
John McMahon, Product Director at IEG4, an enabler of digital services in the public sector, discusses how austerity in local government is, by necessity, driving a revolution in customer service delivery
Visits to sexual health services in England have increased and services are at “tipping point”, according to local councils Despite the government saying more than £16bn was being invested in public health, local councils warn that funding has decreased. Since 2013, responsibility for public health in England has rested with local...
Local councils are to get grants totalling £15 million as part of the Controlling Migration Fund (CMF) to help ease pressures on local services
The new leader of Kensington and Chelsea Council has warned the survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire would “take a generation” to trust the authority again
Local economies have seen a mixed outcome following the devolution of powers to English regions
Cheryl Hersey of Action PR highlights how the role of leisure centres are changing to become key community hubs which deliver a range of services
Andrew Mellish, of Six Degrees Group Company Carrenza shares the challenges public sector organisations face when it comes to implementing cloud services
The Conservative’s Right to Buy policy has been blamed for the shortage of affordable housing, as councils spend millions replacing property
The Department for Communities and Local Government has revealed a multi-million pound cash boost for community-led services
Improving energy efficiency in social housing can be achieved with solar devices. PassivSystems outlines how this technology can be utilised by councils
Over the past decade local authority leisure facilities have revolutionised how they operate. Here, Cheryl Hersey, of Action PR Ltd explains
Oxfordshire County Council revealed it has spent more than £6.8m funding on flood prevention over the past 10 years
Cardiff University and BRE are developing a tool to forecast Wales' greenhouse gas emissions over the next 30 years and inform policies to reduce them Together with BRE, the building science centre, academics from Cardiff University are developing an emissions forecasting tool on behalf of Welsh Government. It will be used...
The housing shortage is forcing councils to spend more than £2 million a day on temporary accommodation for homeless families, LGA analysis has revealed Government is being urged to use the Spring Budget to free councils from borrowing constraints that hamper their ability to build new homes, and to adapt...
Low cost, low carbon electricity and heating is set to cut bills for locals as the council-funded Gateshead District Energy Centre opens today The pioneering Gateshead District Energy Centre is set to cut energy bills and carbon emissions for local homes and businesses. Minister for Industry and Energy Jesse Norman...