Manchester to create affordable homes development company

Ceating a local housing development and management company will mean that Manchester City Council can develop affordable homes directly.

Coronavirus: housing for all rough sleepers in Cambridge

Cambridge City Council is working to support rough sleepers who will be unable to self-isolate from coronavirus.

Pressure increasing to halt construction work

The government is facing increasing pressure to stop non-essential construction work to help tackle the spread of coronavirus in the UK.

Urgent action required to prevent regional droughts

The government must take more concerted action now to prevent parts of southern England running out of water within 20 years.

Hardship fund to provide council tax relief for vulnerable

The £500 million Hardship Fund will provide council tax relief to vulnerable households, to help those affected most by coronavirus.

Council seeks postponement of Clean Air Zone

Birmingham City Council has written to the government requesting postponement to the launch of its Clean Air Zone.

Mayor unveils new coronavirus measures in Liverpool

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has unveiled an initial package of measures aimed at easing the coronavirus burden on local people.

Newcastle Civic Centre

Newcastle City Council has announced that it is offering 700 free car parking spaces to NHS staff to help in the fight against coronavirus.

London Councils agree common sense parking approach

London boroughs have agreed a common-sense approach to issuing parking fines in order to help critical workers travel in London.

Chancellor’s £2.5bn pothole pledge not enough

ALARM indicates that the Chancellor’s recent pothole pledge is not enough to plug the gap in local road maintenance budgets.

Covid-19: £500,000 for digital support solutions

£500,000 is available for technology companies who come up with digital support solutions for people who need to stay at home because of coronavirus.

Electric eCollect for Cambridge rubbish collections

The Greater Cambridge Shared Waste Service has purchased an electric bin lorry, which has zero emissions.