£88m in Council Tax Reduction goes unclaimed every year

New figures from Age Scotland reveal that older people on low incomes missed out on £88 million in Council Tax Reduction support last year.

£1 million to kick-start tourism in Blackpool

Blackpool Council has unveiled an investment plan to help the resort recover from the near-catastrophic effects of the pandemic.

£100m needed to revitalising ‘deteriorating’ school libraries

The government has been urged to dedicate £100 million a year to revitalise 'deteriorating' primary school libraries across the country.

£280m capital funding boost for children with SEND

The government has announced that children with special educational needs and disabilities will benefit from a £280 million investment.

Centre for Cities

More than eight in ten people in city-regions support some form of greater devolution according to new polling from Centre for Cities.

New deal to boost Cornwall economy announced

A £23.6 million Deal for Truro will transform Truro into the county’s modern economic, cultural and green capital whilst creating jobs and new homes.

Coventry City of Culture

The government has awarded £3.5 million to Coventry City of Culture to help the city deliver its celebrations this summer in line with coronavirus restrictions.

£8m for The Wildlife Trusts’ nature recovery plans

The Wildlife Trusts have raised almost £8 million following their 30 by 30 ambition to kickstart nature’s recovery across 30 per cent of land by 2030.

Plaid promises independence vote within five years

Adam Price has stated that Plaid Cymru would hold an independence referendum within five years if it came to power in May's Senedd election.

Government must find ‘impetus’ to act on food security

The Commons EFRA Committee has said that the government must now find 'impetus' to act on food security, following recent momentum.

£4m to help councils resolve parental conflict

Councils can apply to the DWP for funding to train frontline staff who regularly come into contact with families facing conflict.

£400 million to help culture organisations thrive

Details of more than 2,700 organisations being offered grants and loans to help the culture and heritage sector reopen has been announced.

National Living Wage increase comes into effect

Approximately two million of the UK’s lowest-paid workers will benefit from an increase in National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage.

£10bn needed to fix potholes across England and Wales

Councils will need to spend a total of £10 billion over a decade to bring all their pothole-plagued roads up to scratch.

Package of measures to revitalise high streets

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has announced a package of measures to revitalise England’s cherished high streets and town centres.


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