The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced a £2 million fund for councils to capitalise on emerging technologies and deliver better journeys for motorists.

A new report has found the small business sector in England has the potential to double the number of apprentices they take on to well over two million, if incentives and support improve.

Senior councillors from across Scotland are set to meet to discuss the government’s education policy.

Derbyshire County Council has said it will challenge the plans to allow a Sheffield regional mayor to oversee some services in Chesterfield.

The RAC has called on local authorities to repair potholes and maintain a high road quality standard, in order to save on compensation costs.

The government has launched six targeted area inspection (JTAI) which will examine how well local partners, including councils work together to protect children living with domestic abuse.

Liverpool Walton MP Steve Rotheram will be Labour's candidate in next year's Liverpool City Region mayoral election.

The Labour Party has named SAndy Burnham and Siôn Simon as its mayoral candidates in Greater Manchester and the West Midlands.

London Councils has created a new, borough-wide counter-fraud hub, aiming to save taxpayers an average of £60 million a year.

Broadband speeds advertised to customers are ‘misleading’ for remote rural areas, the Local Government Association (LGA) has said.

Nottingham City Council has met its climate change (CC) target four years ahead of schedule, after applying a range of energy saving initiatives.

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust has joined forces with South Yorkshire police and firefighters to reduce the demand on 999 responders.

Lambeth council is set to review its security and access arrangements after council staff and councillors were subject to aggression and abuse from protestors.

Wrexham council has announced a new aim to increase recycling rates to over 62 per cent.

Labour has announced Shadow Home Secretary Andy Burnham as its candidate for Greater Manchester’s first mayoral election.

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