City of York Council will create a Safe Haven to provide a place of ‘out of hours’ safety for those at risk of experiencing a mental health crisis.

New research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies has suggested that council funding reform may mean big winners and losers in local councils.

Campaign group We Own It is calling on MPs to ‘take control of our buses’ by opposing the government ban on new public bus companies.

The NSPCC has joined forces with three London boroughs to raise awareness of the signs of child neglect and where to find help.

21 organisations representing the solar industry have argued that the industry needs certainty to invest.

A community energy scheme in Merthyr, Wales, which will use profits to enhance a local park has been officially opened.

Nursery providers have warned that increased demand for a new free 30-hour childcare scheme will mean many nurseries are likely to ‘go bust’.

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.

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced that ‘several hundred’ more children are due to arrive in Britain following the dismantlement of Calais’s ‘Jungle’ camp.

The government is set to review fixed odds betting terminals (FOBT), machines which are common on high streets, and take a closer look at children’s access to gambling.

The UK Home Care Association (UKHCA) has outlined that nine out of 10 UK local authorities are failing to pay realistic prices to support older and disabled people in their homes.

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