Fit for the Future - the District Role in Health Wellbeing shows that engagement of just over 1 million of the inactive population of England in a prescribed leisure services programme could, over a ten year period, provide a direct saving to the NHS of £314 million for the cost of treatment.

“Mini-Holland” feasibility studies aim to assess how the areas could be as pedestrian and cycle-friendly as their Dutch city equivalents.

Newcastle & Gateshead Clean Air Zone put on hold

Due to come into force this July, Tyneside transport chiefs have confirmed that a new Clean Air Zone (CAZ) has been postponed indefinitely.

Alarming rise in adults waiting for social care, says ADASS

In the first three months of this year, 170,000 hours of home care each week could not be delivered, the survey suggests.

Queen's Speech: Housing policy addressed in two new bills

Government plans to address the rights of tenants and also strengthen the rights of private renters.

Research suggests Council run schools outperform Academies

Analysis of Ofsted inspection outcomes by school type  compares LA-maintained schools, academies and free schools using the Ofsted inspection grade as its primary metric.

Levelling up and Regeneration Bill could force landlords to rent out commercial properties

Michael Gove confirms the introduction of “local design codes”

Early council election results show expected Conservative losses

The Conservative Party has lost ground in local elections to Labour and other parties in early results from across England.

LGA chairman calls for action against councillor abuse

The Local Government Association chairman, Conservative Cllr James Jamieson, has called for more action to be taken to ensure that councillors and

Leisure Centre in Morecambe on the way to carbon neutrality

Gas boilers replaced with a two-stage heat pump system to reduce energy consumption.

Commission on Young Lives report aims to reduce school exclusions

The report, 'All Together Now: Inclusion not exclusion - supporting all young people to succeed in school' makes a series of recommendations for how schools can be supported to divert vulnerable teenagers away from crime and exploitation and enable them to thrive.

Government’s Elections Bill achieves Royal Assent

The Elections Bill has received Royal Assent, providing voters with greater protection against election fraud.

Civil Service to deliver thousands of new apprenticeships

One in twenty civil servants will be an apprentice by 2025 under new plans that will diversify the pipeline of talent into government.

Innovation plan to boost Liverpool’s science superpower ambition

Steve Rotheram has unveiled a multi-billion pound plan to supercharge the Liverpool City Region’s innovation powerhouse credentials.

2.1 million food parcels sent across the UK in past year

The Trussell Trust network provided more than 2.1 million parcels to people facing financial hardship across the country in the space of a year.


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