Leeds City Council has signed a multi-million pound deal to develop new housing on brownfield sites.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has put forward a 1,000 day plan for toddlers to help instil healthy eating from an early age.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has announced it is giving £560,000 to 34 councils in England, in a bid to help them develop digital solutions for various issues.

A petition has been launched by Unison to compel parliamentary debate on plans to force local government pension funds to invest money in infrastructure projects.

The Communities and Local Government Committee (CLGC) has called on the government to explain how it will tackle local authorities which have delayed revealing their local plans.

Councillor Judith Blake of Leeds council has criticised the government’s delay in taking the necessary steps to reduce the risk of flooding in the region.

Leeds City Council has announced the introduction of free parking for ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs).

Greater Manchester is set to become the first English region to gain control of its health spending, as part of an extension of devolved powers.

Darlington Borough Council is due to increase the rents of 237 homes with off-street parking.

Additional funding is needed to support social care from being pushed closer to ‘breaking point’, according to the Local Government Association (LGA).

Enterprise Zones have attracted nearly 24,000 jobs in the four years since they were introduced, according to the latest figures from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).

City of York Council is set to introduce new thermal imaging technology to improve safety and reduce the amount of time spent at traffic lights for cyclists.

Sutton Council has introduced new ‘ballot bins’ designed to encourage smokers to put their cigarette butts in bins instead of on the floor.

Councils expect homelessness to increase and housing waiting lists lengthen, according to a survey published by the Local Government Association (LGA).

Bristol Mayor George Ferguson is expected to sign up to a package of measures which aims to have 5,000 more electric vehicles (EV) on its roads by 2020.

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