The Local Government Association (LGA) has called for a recall of faulty tumble dryers, which it claims pose a large fire risk.

Hampshire County Council has opened an consultation to gain the public’s views on proposed changes to adult social care charges.

Sandwell Council has become the first local authority to sign up to the ‘Dying to Work’ campaign, designed to support terminally ill employees in t

The Local Government Association (LGA) has warned that the number of children developing Type 2 diabetes will continue to rise unless the government issues a ‘wake up call’ and strengthens its childhood obesity strategy.

Severe cuts to councils’ social services provision is the major contributing factor to bed-blocking, according to the GMB Union.

An inquiry into whether local authorities can fulfil their statutory obligations with the funding available for adult social care has been launched.

The life chances of the UK’s 6.5 million carers, who look after a disabled, older or ill family member or friend, are being damaged by ‘inadequate’ local support services, according to new research released for Carers Week 2016.

The Care Act is failing and leaving disabled people and carers worse off, disability charity Revitalise has warned.

Some mental health services across England are failing children with life-threatening conditions, according to data collected by the Children’s Commissioner.

New figures published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) have reported that hospital admissions from smoking are increasing.

Councils have welcomed a ban on 'legal highs' that will assist in cutting down on the number of lives damaged by the substances.

Sport England has pledged to spend £250 million as part of a new strategy to tackle inactivity across the country.

Prime Minister David Cameron has announced plans to change the way local authorities help children in care.

Efforts to reduce smoking in England are being undermined by black market cigarettes, the Local Government Association (LGA) has warned.

All premises that sell food products should be forced to display their food hygiene rating on the door, the Local Government Association (LGA) has argued.

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