A community funded park near Kendal has opened, after a a crowdfunding appeal helped raise the £60,000 necessary for its creation.

Small businesses in Scotland are to share a £60 million expansion fund to target growth through innovation and investment.

Highland Council is preparing to make savings of between £47 million and £72 million over the next three years.

The government has abandoned plans to allow pensioners to generate money by selling their annuities to insurance firms.

The Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) has said there will be no end to council cuts despite receiving the best budget settlement in half a decade.

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has urged local leaders in Cambridge to ‘press on’ with their devolution deal plans.

Plaid Cymru has revealed it has agreed a £119 million deal to back Labour's budget plans.

The first part of a government £320 million fund has been released, to upgrade heating in towns and cities to supply low carbon and recycled heat.

Councils are making preparations for the arrival of 14 children from the Calais refugee camps into the UK.

South Somerset District Council has warned that a four year funding offer will see it owing £330,000 to the government.

New research by the State Street Corporation has found that Local Authority Pension Funds (LGPS) are continuing to grow their assets and fund membership.

Sheffield City Council has published its latest financial forecast for 2017-18, showing its budget is set to be slashed by £40 million over the nest year, with the authority prepared for further job losses.

Gwynedd Council has launched a consultation on whether it should increase council tax on properties which are not the sole property owned by the owner.

Local authorities could save £300 million each year in litter clean up costs, says a new report.

Following complaints from local MPs, the government has said that it will look into the closure of more than 20 libraries in Lancashire.

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