Northampton sets out proposed action plan

Northamptonshire County Council has revealed a proposed action plan outlining a series of measures concerning priority areas of spend.

Young carers feeling lonely during summer

New research has revealed that nearly half of young carers are spending more than four hours a day during the summer caring for a relative.

NCS funding should go to local youth services

The Local Government Association says that current National Citizen Service funding should be devolved to local youth services.

Cambridge Road Estate

Kingston Council is one of the first London boroughs to agree to hold a resident ballot for its Cambridge Road Estate regeneration project.

Fears over children’s services in cash-strapped Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire County Council is seeking £70 million of savings over the next few months to balance its books.

£10m boiler scrappage scheme for London businesses

Sadiq Khan has launched a new £10 million boiler scrappage scheme that will help small businesses save money on their energy bills.

National congestion crisis warning issued by councils

The number of vehicles on England’s clogged roads has risen by nearly two and a half million in the last five years.

121,500 households benefit from stamp duty cut

121,500 first-time buyers have saved a total of £284,000,000 thanks to the government’s cut to stamp duty.

LGA launches its adult social care paper

The LGA has launched a nationwide consultation on how to pay for adult social care and rescue care services from collapse.

Facilities managers target energy efficiency as top priority

A new poll of 250 facilities decision makers has found that energy efficiency is the most important credential when choosing a heat emitter.

The funding will support projects that work in partnership with a range of key sectors, such as local government, education, health and social services, to tackle serious violence.

Cap on care must be fully funded, warns county leaders

Social care must remain a local service and the government should ‘not be swayed’ by arguments to combine all of social care into the NHS.

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