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An increase in local authority highway maintenance budgets is stemming the decline in the condition of the local road network, according to this year’s Annual Local Authority Road Maintenance (ALARM) survey.

£36m announced for coastal projects

Coastal Communities and Revival Funds will see 26 projects receive over £36 million in funding to help develop and improve tourist attractions

Brentwood Council announces joint venture with Morgan Sindall

50:50 Limited Liability Partnership is set to be established over a 30-years

Clean Bus Technology Fund: 14 councils to share £25m

1817 buses are expected to be retrofitted to bring buses up to low emission standards

Recycling and waste infrastructure 'creaking' says report

The UK’s recycling infrastructure is not set up to cope with packaging materials from a growth in online retail, packaging manufacturer DS Smith ha

Local income tax 'best option' for devolution, says IFS

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) report released today states that income tax seems the most promising candidate for partial devolution.

 GB Features

Children are increasingly sedentary on their screens. And with dwindling free outdoor play provision, investment in playgrounds is key to averting a major crisis, writes Mark Hardy

The third Digital Outcomes and Specialists framework has been designed to support the public sector in its digital transformation of services

Nottingham City Council has set itself an ambitious target to become the first carbon neutral city in the UK by 2028. We catch up with Cllr Sally Longford to find out more

Taking place from 5-7 March at ExCeL London, Futurebuild is the leading built environment event for industry professionals to meet, learn, be inspired and do business

The international event for business travel

Launched in 1994, 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the Business Travel Show: the international event for business travel.

The top read GB features of 2018

2019 is set to be another financially difficult year for the local government. Here, we look back on the most popular features from GB this year

 Events

18/06/2019 to 20/06/2019

Safety & Health Expo is the UK’s largest event for the health and safety sector, helping 13,000+ global professionals source innovative solutions across occupational health, wellbeing, PPE and more.

18/06/2019 to 20/06/2019

Facilities Show brings together over 12,000 facilities management professionals from around the world to source cost-effective solutions across all sectors.

26/06/2019 to 27/06/2019

Flexible format allows event planners to be inspired, be informed and network at their own pace

Event Diary

Safety & Health Expo is the UK’s largest event for the health and safety sector, helping 13,000+ global professionals source innovative solutions across occupational health, wellbeing, PPE and more.

Facilities Show brings together over 12,000 facilities management professionals from around the world to source cost-effective solutions across all sectors.

Flexible format allows event planners to be inspired, be informed and network at their own pace