Oxford County Council is considering a controversial levy on workplace car parking in an attempt to cut road congestion.

The government has announced it has dropped plans to force higher-earning social housing tenants to pay more in rent.

Luton Borough Council has been forced to relocate homeless tenants after the units were bought by Stef & Phillips and the charges raised by thousands of pounds.

The Aberdeen City Region Deal has been launched with the official signing of the £250 million agreement.

Chancellor Philip Hammond has been urged to prioritise transport links in the region as part of his upcoming Autumn Statement.

New research has claimed that four in five UK local authorities have insufficient care for older people in their area.

The Morpeth Flood Alleviation Scheme has been Project of the Year in the 2016 Constructing Excellence Awards.

Savings of £31 million have been delivered to Barnet Council three years after the council outsourced a contract to Capita.

The government ‘must do more’ to understand local authority finances and their impact on taxpayers, PAC says.

In doubling its road budget, Glasgow City Council will fund £16million to tackle the Scottish city’s pothole problems.

More than £300 million has been granted to help young people from any background enjoy the benefits of music and the arts.

£4 million of funding to repair and improve Cumbria’s tourist trails following the flooding in the region has been announced.

The High Court has ruled that Cumbria County Council must pay a bill of £5.4 million following a dispute with a former contractor, in which it claims the work carried out was substandard.

Analysis conducted by the Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) has indicated that councils spend £6.4 billion a year to deal with damaging social problems affecting children and their families.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the government to provide more funding for social care to improve the quality of care received by elderly people.

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