Edinburgh rated as Britain’s healthiest high street

The RSPH has ranked 70 of Britain’s major towns and cities by the impact of their high streets on the public’s health and well-being.

Healthier starts dues to improved breakfast clubs

Thousands more school children are receiving a healthier and more nutritious start to the day at a new or improved school breakfast club.

Bid for powers to invest in local services in Bath

A request for more powers to raise money for essential services in Bath & North East Somerset is being recommended to councillors.

‘Unattractive’ shopping centres 'in crisis'

New data has warned that over 200 of the UK’s shopping centres are in danger of falling into administration.

£40 million to improve historic high streets

Historic England will help to regenerate England’s struggling historic high streets with the aid of £40 million government funding.

Just £32 million withheld from PFI providers

Just £32 million was withheld from PFI providers, confirming government fears that tax payers are over-paying for poor service.

Population underestimating the true cost of care

More than half of the UK population are underestimating the cost of care home costs, by an average of £12,000 a year.

Homes England's new five year strategic plan welcomed

James Brokenshire has welcomed Homes England Strategic Plan, which is 'pivotal to helping deliver the homes that communities need'.

‘Unfair’ funding holding back social mobility in rural counties

The least socially mobile areas in England are counties because of ‘outdated’ and ‘inequitable’ method of council funding.

Calls for sustainable long-term library funding

CILIP and The Big Issue Group have jointly called for long-term sustainable investment to secure the future of England’s public libraries.

New planning rules to speed up property building

A major review has said that new planning rules should be produced for sites with more than 1,500 homes to speed up build out rates.

Bradford Council children's services 'inadequate'

Ofsted has judged children’s services at Bradford Council as inadequate, with children in need of protection left ‘at risk of serious harm’.

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Event Diary

Corby Ganesh, Portfolio Director at GovNet, discusses how this year’s show in Manchester Central is the ideal space for procurement professionals to network, meet suppliers and learn what’s new in the industry.

Supplier Profiles

Schneider Electric

Schneider  Electric  is  leading  the  Digital  Transformation  of  Energy  Management  and  Auto

Tiger Turf

Founded in 2000, the UK division of TigerTurf designs and manufactures artificial turf for sport