The Isles of Scilly Council is set to borrow £3.5 million in order to cover costs for the day-to-day running of the community.

MPs have voted overwhelmingly in favour of allowing Prime Minister Theresa May to trigger Article 50, with 498 votes to 114.

Libraries Minister Rob Wilson has told the new APPG for Libraries that local authorities will face government action if they cannot justify library cuts.

New research has shown that the average motorist in the UK spends nearly four days every year looking for parking spaces.

A new report has claimed that the ‘devolution revolution has stalled’, and has provided its advise on how to ‘reboot the existing process’.

Councils in Wales have welcomed a White Paper setting out how councils will deliver some of their services together.

An emergency £1 billion should be made available to aid the social care crisis, ADASS have argued.

Members of Surrey County Council’s cabinet have unanimously approved a proposal to increase council tax by 15 per cent.

Passengers using cross-country train routes should be able to save up to £260 a journey, under a new trial scheme to simplify fares.

Enfield Council has announced it will invest £58 million in the region’s local energy company ‘energetik’, a move which it claims will ‘secure north London’s energy future’.

A report by the Fostering Network has warned that the UK’s fostering system is under ‘unsustainable strain’, and is only being held together by the ‘goodwill and commitment’ of foster carers.

East Dorset District Council has voted against a plan to replace Dorset’s nine councils with two unitary authorities.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has warned that the continued underfunding of social care is making it ‘impossible’ for councils to fulfil their legal duties under the Care Act.

MPs are set to begin two days of debate over the government's parliamentary bill to start the formal process of Britain’s exit from the EU.

The Home Affairs Committee has published a report warning that some asylum seekers have been placed in accommodation infested by rats, mice and insects after arriving in the UK.

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