The Keep Britain Tidy charity has called on councils to set higher targets of recycling 70 per cent of all waste collected by 2025, in order to keep pace with Welsh councils.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has warned that councils will need more funding to cover the cost of caring for refugee children, in order to avoid increasing council tax and cutting servic

A report by Transport Focus has advised that councils should provide demand responsive transport (DRT) services to help fill the gap in bus services.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has found that the majority of local authorities in England are involved in shared service arrangements.

A study by The Key has found that delays to assessments, insufficient budgets and cuts to local authorities is hampering schools’ ability to support special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) pupils.

According to an investigation by the BBC, around two thousand council-run public toilets have closed in the last decade, leaving a number of regions with sparse facilities.

Gosport Borough Council and Portsmouth City Council have requested to share senior management in a bid to make financial savings.

Two in three councils across England are failing to embrace the Social Value Act and consider social value in their procurement and commissioning, according to Social Enterprise UK.

Experts in the field of council recycling have rejected recent reports recommending changes to the way waste is collected.

80 per cent of local authorities have cut funding for school and college transport programmes since 2010, a new report claims.

56 per cent of local authority chief executives are anticipating that some authorities will face a financial crisis inside the next 12 months.

Councils have welcomed a ban on 'legal highs' that will assist in cutting down on the number of lives damaged by the substances.

New figures released by the DCLG have revealed that the number of newly built homes is at the highest level since 2009.

An inquiry has been launched into the interventions of both Tower Hamlets and Rotherham councils following the imposition of commissioners.

Universal Credit, the government’s flagship benefits reform, is now available to all types of claimant in five areas across the UK.

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