Crickhowell High Street crowned ‘UK's best’

Crickhowell High Street has been crowned the UK’s best in this year’s Great British High Street Awards.

More energy efficient buildings in Bath

New buildings and developments in Bath and North East Somerset will have to be more energy efficient and better adapted to climate change.

Council improvements see’s Welsh recycling rates rise

Greater collaboration between the Welsh Government and local councils is making recycling methods in Wales more consistent.

222,000 new homes delivered last year

New figures showing that over 222,000 new homes were delivered in 2017 to 2018 have been welcomed by the Communities Secretary.

Nine social care digitisation projects gain funding

NHS Digital and the LGA have awarded funding to nine social care digitisation projects to create social care of the future.

Half a billion funding gap risk for SEND

New research has warned that support for children with SEND is facing a potential funding gap of more than half a billion pounds.

Housing investment favouring South of England

A new report has questioned the inconsistent funding of housing investment across the country, with investment favouring the South of England.

Nuneaton town centre revamp gets green light

A major scheme to transform Nuneaton into a vibrant and prosperous town has been given the green light thanks to £7.5 million of funding.

Funds warning sees Surrey leader step down

David Hodge, the leader of Surrey County Council, has announced that he is stepping down from the role on 11 December.

National tax rises needed to fund further social care

Council leaders have urged the government to make the case for national tax rises to secure the long-term future of adult social care services.

Commissioner proposed for Northamptonshire children's services

The government has proposed the appointment of a commissioner to oversee improvements at Northamptonshire County Council.

£15m to expand children’s care in Wales

The Welsh Government will invest £15 million next year to help safely reduce the need for children to enter care.

Barnado’s to collaborate with council on children’s services

Barnardo’s is set to work with Leicestershire County Council in a trailblazing project to help improve the lives of children and families.

Local Plan for Bath & North East Somerset published

A number of options to deliver future developments across Bath and North East Somerset are going out to public consultation.

Council rethink needed to sustain services in rural Wales

Councils need to think and act differently to address the challenges of reductions in public spending and poor infrastructure in rural Wales.

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Europe's leading showcase of technology supported workplace learning

Corby Ganesh, Portfolio Director at GovNet, discusses how this year’s show in Manchester Central is the ideal space for procurement professionals to network, meet suppliers and learn what’s new in the industry.

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