One phone call to the police could save lives: that’s the message of a new counter-terrorism publicity campaign launched by the Metropolitan Police Service.

Over 69 per cent of Public Servants who consider themselves well-informed about the Public Services Network (PSN) regard its adoption to be important to their organisation’s efficiency programme.

CESG, the UK Government’s National Technical Authority for Information Assurance, and Becrypt, a leading data security provider, are pleased to announce the first product to be certified under CESG’s Commercial Product Assurance scheme.

David Holdstock has been appointed as the new director of communications at the Local Government Association. He was previously head of corporate communications at Hillingdon Council.

The Government has committed £15m of additional funding to local cycle projects. Local transport minister Norman Baker has announced £8m would be invested in projects to enhance cycle routes.

Ministers have confirmed the allocation of the £500 milllion Growing Places Fund, designed to boost economic growth by getting the required infrastructure built to enable the creation of new homes.

As of early February, over 200 councils have signalled they intend to taking up DCLG's council tax freeze offer, Eric Pickles has confirmed.

A fund to help support councils deliver weekly bin collections for residents is now open.

A new fund to help support much loved seaside towns create new jobs and prosperity has been announced. will act as a single domain for central government, replacing Directgov.

Plans have been unveiled for a range of measures to help first time buyers onto the housing ladder it has been announced by Housing Minister Grant Shapps.

A report by the science and technology select committee has urged the government to launch a "prolonged" awareness campaign on internet safety for everyday users.