Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has urged local leaders in Cambridge to ‘press on’ with their devolution deal plans.

New housing measures to apply minimum room sizes to shared homes have been announced by Housing Minister Gavin Barwell.

Plaid Cymru has revealed it has agreed a £119 million deal to back Labour's budget plans.

The construction of a 22 turbine wind farm in the Highlands, that will generate enough power for 36,000 homes, has gained the green light.

The Great British High Street competition has revealed the nation’s 27 best high streets.

The National Institute of Economic and Social Research has stated that the Troubled Families Programme has made no ‘significant impact’.

A new £40 million programme to provide an innovative approach to tackling homelessness, with prevention at its heart, has been announced.

Dumfries and Galloway Council have issued a statement apologising for a payment error, in which it took direct debit payments from a number of customers ahead of the agreed scheduled date.

Councils are making preparations for the arrival of 14 children from the Calais refugee camps into the UK.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has said the sugar levy on soft drinks should be administered by councils who would be better positioned to work with schools and communities to fight childhood obesity.

Housing charity Shelter has cautioned that four in ten homes in Britain fall under the standards which are considered acceptable living conditions.

South Somerset District Council has warned that a four year funding offer will see it owing £330,000 to the government.

Cambridge City Council is to buy all of its electricity from 100 per cent renewable sources for the first time.

John Swinney, Deputy First Minister and Education Secretary, is to address the SNP conference saying that local communities should be trusted with

Councils are being encouraged to bid for government funding to boost the uptake of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs).

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