According to figures from the National Audit Office (NAO), HMRC is chasing almost £2 billion in potentially owed taxes from the UK’s richest citizens.

Plans to create a Mayoral Combined Authority for Greater Lincolnshire are still unclear after votes were collated from each of the 10 councils involved in the decision.

Carmarthenshire Council has approved plans to build a new headquarters for S4C, the Welsh language television broadcaster.

Sunderland City Council has welcomed the news that Nissan will be building its next two models in the city.

Wrexham Council is expected to pay out £164,000 in lost income over broken and vandalised pay and display parking meters.

The government has approved the expansion of Heathrow airport, to include a third runway, in order to expand the UK’s airport capacity.

Isle of Wight Council has decided to go ahead with a plan for a joint Solent authority which could secure £900 million in government grants, after previously voting against the move.

A report drawn out for the paper for the council’s scrutiny committee has been published highlighting the challenges facing Scottish Borders Council is maintaining more than 1,100 bridges, many of which are ‘ageing and in need of repair’.

Belfast City Council is considering plans to allow shops to stay open for longer on some Sundays.

Angsley Council has warned that some its most important heritage sites could be closed if no-one chooses to take them over.

A plan to develop Fife Council over the next 20 years has been delayed because the authority has failed to submit sufficient information on its proposals.

Staff working for Orkney Islands Council are considering a plan to take industrial action over pay proposals.

Dumfries and Galloway Council have issued a statement apologising for a payment error, in which it took direct debit payments from a number of customers ahead of the agreed scheduled date.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has said the sugar levy on soft drinks should be administered by councils who would be better positioned to work with schools and communities to fight childhood obesity.

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

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The largest flood exhibition and conference in the world is coming to London’s ExCeL in September.

The Emergency Services Show takes place at the NEC from 20-21 September and is the only UK event for all involved in public safety.

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