Latest News

£200m pilot launched to boost social home ownership

The Midlands Voluntary Right to Buy Pilot will enable social housing association tenants the opportunity to capitalise on home ownership.

New partners for Northern Powerhouse as exports rise

New Balance, Hitachi, Playdale and Techbuyer have joined the Northern Powerhouse Partners Programme

Social care delivery remaining high despite growing pressures

Councils have performed competently in delivering adult and children’s social care, despite increasing cuts to resources.

£300,000 available for community litter groups

Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey has opened the second round of funding for community projects that get tough on litter.

Plans to increase garden towns announced

Communities Secretary James Brokenshire has called for an increase in garden towns in England.

£76m a year for homes for those who need extra support

The government has announced an extra £76 million a year over the next three years to build homes for those who need extra support.

 GB Features

Local authority waste infrastructure

There is a basic issue about what is and isn’t recyclable. Lee Marshall explores current sorting infrastructure and reprocessing capacity in the UK

A local government perspective

Discussing the latest issues affecting local government, Cllr Judith Blake discusses contingency planning for winter weather

Local authorities can set the standard for the electric revolution

Poppy Welch looks at the role of local authorities in setting a green driving agenda and the schemes available to councils across England

A county council perspective

Discussing the latest issues affecting local government, Cllr Philip Atkins addresses the housing affordability crisis

Creative responses to water stress needed now

As the threat of drought becomes a reality in the UK, Claire Hoolohan considers how we might change the way society uses water

Flooring and reducing fall injuries

Ashley Martin explains why installing and maintaining appropriate flooring is key in preventing falls and trips, especially among the elderly

 Events

19/09/2018 to 20/09/2018

The Emergency Services Show is the UK’s leading annual showcase of the blue light sector, featuring over 450 exhibitors, live demonstrations, unique learning opportunities and unrivalled networking.

Event Diary

The Emergency Services Show is the UK’s leading annual showcase of the blue light sector, featuring over 450 exhibitors, live demonstrations, unique learning opportunities and unrivalled networking.