Prime Minister Theresa May is set to criticise the West’s response to the migration crisis, at the UK summit in New York, calling for a new approach to tackling the crisis.

Local authorities have commissioned surveys to examine waste and identify those who fail to separate rubbish and recycling.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has has called on the government to legally compel food manufacturers to include ‘traffic light’ nutrition labels on packages.

The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee has asked for evidence on the future use and development of driverless vehicles after launching an inquiry into the sector.

Anglesey Council has become the latest Welsh local authority to stop tenants buying their own council houses.

Powys Council cabinet has agreed to develop a new trading company to run 12 Bupa Care Ltd homes across the county, after its contract with the group expires in May.

Durham County Council has offered a two-year compensation package to teaching assistants (TAs), following a row surrounding its plan to pay the region’s 2,700 TAs for 39 weeks instead of 52.

Former Chancellor George Osborne is set to a chair a new think tank aimed at progressing the Northern Powerhouse plan.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the government to issue councils with more powers to enable them to tackle illegal schools.

Kingston Council has approved the development of four more Go Cycle developments across the borough.

The government will transfer money to councils to top up the cost of supported housing.

Office for National Statistics figures have shown that the total public sector workforce in this country decreased to 5.3 million in June.

The tourism industry in the Peak District and Derbyshire is set for a boost after the awarding of £1.49 million grant.

The government has announced a £25 million housing and technology fund to help people with learning disabilities live independently.

Residents are being encouraged to complete a survey on the future of local government in Dorset, after receiving minimal response to a consultation

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It is no mystery that there is a huge task at hand to solve the growing problems of waste, inefficient resources, and the disposal of hazardous materials as our communities develop.

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