Greater Manchester and London will receive around £100 million to help thousands more disabled people get into work.

The Scottish government will introduce new statutory litter guidance aiming to reduce the amount of resources being spent on litter clearing.

Westminster City Council is set to trial a pilot scheme which will see emissions-based charging for diesel cars parking within Marylebone.

The cost of dementia care will rise unless local environments are better planned to enable more independent living.

A new report shows that smoking is contributing to the social care crisis with £1.4 billion a year being spent as a result of smoking related illness.

The Local Government Association has called for all lorry drivers to use commercial model satnavs, following a succession of lorry crashes.

The Scottish Borders Council is considering a move to create a Brexit response team which will monitor the impact on the region.

North Tyneside Council is considering a move to increase council tax by five per cent, in a bid to save £18 million in 2017/18.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the government to reverse its reductions in New Homes Bonus (NHB) payments, claiming two thirds of councils will be worse off as a result of the move.

Cardiff Council has agreed to support the Cardiff Capital Region City Deal, worth £1.2 billion, aimed at boosting economic growth in south east Wales.

The Scottish government has awarded an extra £2 million to the Aberdeenshire Council to help meet the cost of repairs carried out as a result of the damage caused by Storm Frank.

Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils have signed an agreement to formally merge services to create a new ‘super district’ council, the first time two district councils have merged since 1974.

Gill Furniss, Sheffield MP and Shadow Minister, will chair the re-launched All-Party Parliamentary Group for Libraries.

Manchester City Council has awarded a repairs and maintenance contract worth up to £86 million to Mears.

A survey has highlighted how leading council figures have a lack of confidence in the government’s plans for health and social care.

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