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Green fleet plans for Kensington and Chelsea

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea has announced its ambition to convert its entire fleet to green vehicles.

New funding for social care information sharing

£1.4 million will help demonstrate how digital information sharing can improve care and support for people needing social care services.

Strained social care at increased risk of collapse

Adult social care system is at heightened risk of collapse as increasing strain is being put on millions of unpaid carers.

Council cuts stripping authorities to core

The CCN has warned that the ‘worst is yet to come’ as it predicts ‘unpalatable cutbacks’ next year amid further reductions to local authority funding.

£120m to be borrowed for Oxfordshire infrastructure

Oxfordshire County Council has agreed to borrow up to £120 million to invest in infrastructure improvements, including road and property repairs.

Brexit voting towns most likely to suffer

Towns who were more likely to vote leave in the EU referendum are the areas of the UK that could lose most from the Brexit process.

 GB Features

Shared ambitions lead to shared success

Paul Bradbury explains how local government organisations are collaborating to find a smarter way of working using technology

Local authority planning: Unravelling the ties that bind

The private sector needs to better appreciate the current parlous state of local authority planning, writes Sam Dewar

The avenues of opportunity available at your library

You hear library and you instantly think cuts and closures. But there are plenty of examples of where innovation and investment are making a difference

Changing the relationship between the public sector and the cloud

Catherine Kiaie looks at the adoption of the cloud in the public sector and concern over losing control of sensitive data

Smart cities: embracing continuous change

Stuart Patrick details what is happening in Glasgow and how smart digital technologies will impact city centre experience

Fire Safety and contractor competence

Post-Grenfell report, BAFE explain why checking contractor competence is an important step to help reduce risk within a building