The LGA has warned that motorists trying to save money are putting lives at risk by buying dangerous second-hand tyres.

Glasgow City Council has pledged to provide at least 10 per cent of its workforce to helping mentor vulnerable children and young people.

Friends of the Earth Scotland has published a list of Scotland’s most polluted streets in 2016.

A freedom of information (FoI) request by charity Leonard Cheshire Disability has found that more than one in five councils are commissioning short 15-minute visits for personal care despite official warnings that such quick visits were unsafe.

First Minister Nicole Sturgeon has announced an extra £107 million is being invested into health and social care partnerships.

In a speech to the Charity Commission, Prime Minister Theresa May has promised that the government will take an active role in tackling ‘everyday injustices’ and building a ‘shared society’.

Swansea City Council has proposed plans to create a specialist unit for the purpose of teaching children with autism.

An extra £10 million a year has been pledged to ensure the Welsh social care sector is strong and sustainable for the future.

New research by Age UK has highlighted that half a million people over the age of 60 usually spend every day alone.

A group of MPs have urged Prime Minister Theresa May to find a ‘political consensus’ on funding social care in England before 2020.

A new report has claimed that modern diesel cars produce 10 times more toxic air pollution than heavy trucks and buses.

Research has found that rough sleepers are victim to excessive levels of abuse by the public, including theft, sexual assault and physical violence

Almost half of workers would stay in work if they were offered more flexibility by their employers in later life.

The ‘unacceptably dangerous’ prison population of England and Wales should be cut to 45,000, a group of politicians have suggested.

Surrey County Council has unveiled plans to build 600 homes for older and disabled people within the next decade, in a bid to save £3 million annually.

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