Labour laments government’s missed climate deadlines

The government has failed to bring urgent plans to tackle the climate emergency in time to meet the six month deadline set by Parliament.

Mobile phone loophole closed to improve road safety

The government will close a legal loophole which has allowed drivers to escape prosecution for hand-held mobile phone use while driving.

Blueprint for 100 pound Town Deals revealed

The blueprint for a new generation of multi-million Town Deals, which will regenerate town centres, has been revealed.

Further funding boost to support childcare

Councils will receive a funding boost to deliver free childcare places, enabling parents to work more flexibly.

£500,000 for council’s digital technology innovations

Councils have been awarded more than £500,000 for projects exploring the use of digital technology to improve local public services.

Climate change set to sway next election

Climate change is set to influence the next election, with more than half Britons saying it will affect the way that they vote.

WMCA working with Google in fight against climate change

The West Midlands Combined Authority has teamed up with Google in the fight against climate change.

12 December election battle begins

Politicians are readying themselves for a ‘once-in-a-generation’ General Election campaign after MPs voted for a 12 December poll.

Young people 'should have their say' at poll

The Children's Commissioner for Wales has said that young people should have been allowed to have their say in the upcoming General Election.

Council leaders join forces to tackle loneliness

The Local Government Association and the National Association of Local Councils are collaborating to help local services better tackle loneliness.

League tables ‘punish and reward wrong schools’

Secondary school league tables continue to misrepresent the performance of schools by failing to take into account pupil background.

Bristol could be first city to completely ban diesel cars

Bristol City Council could soon become the first city in the UK to ban diesel vehicles, if recommendations are approved by the cabinet.