‘Most ambitious’ heritage preservation campaign for 40 years

MHCLG is launching the most ambitious local heritage campaign for 40 years to highlight heritage buildings that reflect their local area.

£25m revamp of Birmingham city centre announced

Plans for a £25 million regeneration of Birmingham’s city centre have been revealed ahead of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

£1.9m to improve the health of those sleeping rough

A Rough Sleeping grant of £1.9 million has been awarded to six projects involving partnerships between local authorities and CCGs.

New support for survivors of domestic abuse

Survivors of domestic abuse will be provided with essential support following a new legal requirement upon every council from next year.

Biggest brownfield housing agreed in West Midlands

A new deal between the West Midlands Combined Authority and Sandwell Council will unlock the biggest brownfield housing site in the region.

£5.5m investment in Stoke’s children’s services

Stoke-on-Trent City Council has agreed recommendations to fund a £5.5 million redirection of cash to its children’s services.

£4 million boost for 5G research in Wales

A new Digital Centre of Excellence, supported by nearly £4 million of EU funding, is set to make Wales a global leader in 5G technology.

Local welfare solutions support needed to tackle poverty

A ‘wholesale redesign of local welfare’ is needed to help London boroughs tackle poverty and support low-income residents.

Recycling top public priority for council spending

A new UNISON poll has revealed that refuse and recycling are the services that people would most like to see their council spend money on.

New housing measures for those on low incomes

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has confirmed a package of measures to help people on lower incomes get onto the housing ladder.

Local economy investment in Manchester tops £600m

Local investment in Greater Manchester has topped £600 million, according to the region's combined authority.

£27m funding for active travel in Scotland

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has revealed a number of active travel projects, totalling £27 million of investment, across Scotland.

Further funding to support adoptive families

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced more funding to support adopted children and their families.

Funding for more youth workers in London hospitals

Sadiq Khan has announced new investment to increase the number of youth workers in hospitals and help steer young people away from violence.

New fund to help organisations tackle loneliness

A new £2 million fund is being launched to help organisations at the frontline of tackling loneliness across the country.