The Hendry Review, reporting on the strategic role of tidal lagoons in the UK, has backed plans for the £1.3 billion Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon.

Local authority leadership is key in supporting the delivery of sustainable new homes and communities, a new green paper says.

Following a freedom of information request by the Welsh Conservatives, councils in Wales have been urged to cut their spend on ‘propaganda’.

A nationwide competition to find the next UK City of Culture has been launched by Minister of State for Digital and Culture Matt Hancock.

The government has announced new measures to cut the noise allowed from night flights at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted.

Winners of the £20 million funding in Low Emission Freight and Logistics Trial have been announced.

Wales Office Minister Guto Bebb and Ofcom are to hold a summit bringing to find a solution to the poor mobile phone coverage in Wales.

Britain’s arts industry will play a key role in promoting the country abroad post Brexit, the Culture Secretary has said.

Devon County Council has awarded a contract to SUEZ recycling and recovery UK to operate its Household Waste Recycling Centres.

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has confirmed the appointment of Michael King as the new Local Government Ombudsman.

A survey carried out by the Local Government Information Unit (LGiU), and commissioned by the National Trust, has revealed 72 per cent of ward councillors believe the local planning system benefits developers at the expense of councils and local communities.

Sheffield City Council has said it is considering a move to end its contract with a waste firm 20 years early, claiming the deal is no longer fulfilling its needs.

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Event Diary

The annual Digital Government conference will be returning to the QEII Centre, London on Thursday 24th May.

On the 16th & 17th of May, UK’s most ambitious SME owners, startup owners, creative leaders and decision makers will take part in what is being Europe’s largest business event.