Sheffield City Council has published its latest financial forecast for 2017-18, showing its budget is set to be slashed by £40 million over the nest year, with the authority prepared for further job losses.

Gwynedd Council has launched a consultation on whether it should increase council tax on properties which are not the sole property owned by the owner.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has raised safety concerns about two thirds of A&E units in England, claiming the drop in standards is partly due to underfunding of council care services, leading to overcrowding in hospitals.

Wrexham Council has approved a five-year strategy to promote the use of the Welsh language across the region.

Liverpool City Council has received criticism for approving plans for a student block tower.

Manchester is set to be over-run with giant coffee cup bins as environment charity Hubbub launches its recycling awareness campaign.

159 councils will join the next phase of the One Public Estate programme, the Cabinet Office and the LGA has announced.

Local authorities could save £300 million each year in litter clean up costs, says a new report.

Following complaints from local MPs, the government has said that it will look into the closure of more than 20 libraries in Lancashire.

The names of unaccompanied children living in Calais's Jungle camp who are eligible to brought to Britain will be given to the UK government.

Culture Secretary Karen Bradley has announced that Newcastle-Gateshead will host the Great Exhibition of the North.

Too many households in flood risk areas do not have basic protection against rising waters installed, the ABI has warned.

Glasgow City Council has called for specific government action to mitigate the effects of Brexit, to avoid the greater Glasgow area coming to harm from any consequences of leaving the EU.

Aberdeen City Council has announced that it is the first local authority in Scotland to be assigned a credit rating.

Research by the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) has outlined that Welsh councils could see their running costs increase by £200 million, in the next few years.

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