Third of London’s youth centres face closure

Nearly a third of London’s community groups and charities that provide services for young people are facing closure within six months.

£1.3bn investment to deliver homes and infrastructure

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has given the green light to tens of thousands of new homes and other vital infrastructure projects.

Rural areas most vulnerable to economic impact of coronavirus

Rural areas are most vulnerable to the economic impact of coronavirus, with almost six million people working in ‘at risk’ job sectors.

£22.7m to help adult social care sector in Wales

Vaughan Gething has announced £22.7 million to help meet the additional costs adult social care providers are currently incurring.

Government extends Help to Buy scheme

Thousands of families can still benefit from the current Help to Buy scheme despite delays in building their new homes due to coronavirus.

Local economies facing £1 billion loss, warn councils

Local economies risk missing out on more than £1 billion in emergency coronavirus funding at the end of this month.

Khan seeks thousands of ‘genuinely affordable’ homes

Sadiq Khan has called for ‘significantly more investment’ to build thousands of genuinely affordable homes in London.

Lancashire oulines case for Combined Authority

Lancashire County Council has set out proposals for the establishment of a Lancashire Combined Authority and elected mayor.

Starmer calls for domestic tourism sector support

Labour analysis shows tourist hotspots are being disproportionately affected by the growing unemployment crisis.

Prime Minister announces cycling ‘revolution’ plans

Boris Johnson has announced a number of new plans to overhaul cycling and walking, as part of his ongoing bid to improve the nation's health.

Public transport key to kickstarting economy

Research commissioned by Greener Journeys has demonstrated how investing in buses would deliver a significant boost to the economy.

Councils urged to build on recent digital advances

Communities are set to benefit from better local services as councils receive a share of £800,000 for innovative digital projects.

90,000 new social homes a year achievable

MPs have said that 90,000 new social homes will be needed every year to meet the country’s housing needs.

Public play warning falling on deaf ears

The Association of Play Industries has expressed repeated concern about the ongoing decline in public play provision.

North East councils collaborate on energy and waste

Councils across the North East are joining forces to better dispose of rubbish from 1.5 million residents through a potentially £2.1 billion,