West Midlands is UK’s first Future Mobility Area

The West Midlands will pioneer innovative new transport schemes to make journeys quicker, cheaper and cleaner.

Northamptonshire reveals plan to stabilise budget

Northamptonshire CC has revealed plans to stabilise its budget and make public services more financially sustainable.

Food waste reversal could supply 250m extra meals

Michael Gove says 250 million extra meals could be supplied each year to the most needy in society by cracking down on unnecessary food waste.

Hancock to announce £240m emergency bed fund

The government will provide an emergency £240 million to enable more elderly people to be cared for at home and improve social care.

£1.3bn government funding cut next year

Government grant funding for local services will be cut by a further £1.3 billion in 2019/20, despite current council overspends.

£743 million funding drop for early children’s services

Statistics on children’s services have revealed that budgets for ‘early intervention’ children’s services have dropped by £743 million in the last five years.

Ambitious housing strategy for Cambridge and Peterborough

The Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority has agreed a ‘bold’ housing strategy to help tackle the region’s housing needs.

NHS releases new social care support guide

A new guide to social care and support has been released on the NHS website to provide guidance to people who may need social care.

£6 million to help London boroughs target air quality

Sadiq Khan has encouraged London boroughs to bid for a share of £6 million to help target local pollution hot spots.

Bristol approves overnight homeless shelter

Bristol's intention to have a meaningful impact on homelessness in the city will be aided by the opening of an emergency hostel for rough sleepers.

Local authorities supported to tackle childhood obesity

Public Health Minister Steve Brine has encouraged local authorities to apply to its ‘trailblazer’ programme to tackle childhood obesity

Views sought on Edinburgh tourist tax

Edinburgh City Council is to launch a consultation on its plans to charge a tourist tax of £2 per room, per night.

Vehicle breakdowns increasing due to ‘pothole epidemic’

The ‘beast from the east’ weather conditions have contributed to the highest number of vehicle breakdown callouts in 15 years.

Recycling post code lottery leads to poor rates

A postcode lottery of different schemes has led to more than 80 per cent of waste not being sent for recycling in some areas.

Poorer areas have lost out on £1bn since 2010

Council leaders have united to campaign against austerity only for the most deprived areas of the country.

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