New congestion-cutting technology for North East

The government has released funding to upgrade traffic management technology across the North East Combined Authority area.

LHA cap will not apply to supported housing

Theresa May has revealed that the Local Housing Allowance cap will not apply to supported housing or the social housing sector.

Authorities paying millions in excessive mileage allowance

The TaxPayers' Alliance has revealed that councils are paying their staff millions more than they should be in mileage allowance payments.

Edinburgh to consider diesel surcharge

Edinburgh's Parking Action Plan will present a new consultation on whether diesel vehicles should incur a parking permit surcharge.

Developers not prioritising walking infrastructure

A new report has argued that access to walking infrastructure is not a priority for developers building new homes.

Dundee to outline £350 million building programme

Dundee City Council is to outline nearly £350 million of investment for a building programme to cover the next five years.

12 million penalties given to drivers each year

New research by the RAC Foundation has revealed that up to 12 million driving licence holders receive a penalty notice each year.

Cost of childcare rises seven times faster than wages

New research has revealed that the cost of childcare for young children has risen more than four times faster than wages since 2008.

Energy savings plan for dozens of Swansea buildings

Swansea Council is considering applying for funding to introduce energy saving improvements at 25 council buildings.

Troubled public services costing government £10bn

The government is spending over £10 billion over five years just to keep troubled public services going, despite not solving the issues.

£350 million announced to improve local roads

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has announced the £345.3 million funding package to improve local roads and public transport.

Liverpool launches empty homes matching scheme

Liverpool City Council is launching a new matchmaking service to link buyers and sellers of vacant properties.

New litter partnership for Keep Britian Tidy

Environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy is to work with Coca-Cola to boost litter prevention and inspire volunteers to keep the UK clean.

Funding black hole to treble in next four years

The 'unsustainable' funding black hole facing county authorities will treble to £2.54 billion over the next four years.

Brexit and local authority inquiry launched

The Communities and Local Government Committee will examine the impact of Brexit on local authorities and the role they could play post-Brexit.

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