End 'unacceptable' attacks on council staff

The LGA is growing increasingly concerned about ‘unacceptable’ attacks on council workers carrying out essential social distancing duties.

Coronavirus: Additional online mental health support

People struggling with their mental health during the coronavirus outbreak will be offered additional online support.

Clinically vulnerable receive first food parcels

Robert Jenrick has announced that the first food boxes have been delivered to those vulnerable people being shielded from coronavirus.

Coronavirus: councils warn of changes to local services

England’s largest councils are warning that residents will see major short-term changes to local services in the fight against coronavirus.

Food charities warns of a hunger spiral

Millions of people in the UK will need food aid in the coming days as the coronavirus outbreak threatens to quickly spiral into a crisis of hunger.

Coronavirus lockdown causes air pollution drop

The shutdown across the UK caused by the coronavirus outbreak has led to big drops in air pollution across major cities.

Final Grenfell Taskforce report published

The Independent Grenfell Recovery Taskforce has published its final report, and appointed Nick Hurd as an Independent Adviser to the Prime Minister.

Coronavirus: ChildLine reveals ‘unprecedented’ demand

There has been a sharp rise in the number of calls to its helpline from distressed young people struggling to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

Firefighters sign agreement to fight coronavirus

Firefighters will be able to deliver food and medicines, drive ambulances, and retrieve dead bodies during the coronavirus outbreak.

Police given new powers to respond to coronavirus

New public health regulations will seek to strengthen enforcement powers to reduce the spread of coronavirus.

Coronavirus sparks unemployment crisis

The 477,000 increase in new Universal Credit claims over the past nine days shows that the country is already in the midst of an unemployment crisis.

£5m to house 1,000 rough sleepers in Manchester

Andy Burnham has announced an urgent humanitarian response to house 1,000 people in hotels across Greater Manchester.

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