Following a freedom of information request by the Welsh Conservatives, councils in Wales have been urged to cut their spend on ‘propaganda’.

A nationwide competition to find the next UK City of Culture has been launched by Minister of State for Digital and Culture Matt Hancock.

The government has announced new measures to cut the noise allowed from night flights at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted.

Winners of the £20 million funding in Low Emission Freight and Logistics Trial have been announced.

Britain’s arts industry will play a key role in promoting the country abroad post Brexit, the Culture Secretary has said.

Devon County Council has awarded a contract to SUEZ recycling and recovery UK to operate its Household Waste Recycling Centres.

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has confirmed the appointment of Michael King as the new Local Government Ombudsman.

A survey carried out by the Local Government Information Unit (LGiU), and commissioned by the National Trust, has revealed 72 per cent of ward councillors believe the local planning system benefits developers at the expense of councils and local communities.

Sheffield City Council has said it is considering a move to end its contract with a waste firm 20 years early, claiming the deal is no longer fulfilling its needs.

Colchester Council has announced it is rolling out the use of body cameras for members of staff who deal with the public, after a council employee was accused of assaulting a homeless man.

A freedom of information (FoI) request by charity Leonard Cheshire Disability has found that more than one in five councils are commissioning short 15-minute visits for personal care despite official warnings that such quick visits were unsafe.

Jenny Laing, the leader of Aberdeen City Council, has opened the London Stock Exchange to celebrate the its successful £370 million bond issue.

Bath could become the first UK city to impose a tourist tax on overnight visitors to help offset the £37 million of cuts it is facing over the next five years.

An environmental blog has reported that councils shoulder an unfair share of the responsibility and cost for waste and recycling.

A new report is urging for the government to set minimum quotes for the number of women in Parliament and local government.

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