Housing charity Shelter has warned that the government is likely to miss its target to build one million homes by 2020, unless radical reforms take place.

Stoke-on-Trent Council has taken on ‘waste minimisation’ staff to check through residents’ rubbish and ensure they’re throwing away the right kind of waste.

Highland Council is set to sign a contract with WIPRO Holdings UK ltd, allowing the contractor to oversee its technology, including the roll-out of tablet computers in schools.

Charity Mencap has called upon local authorities to do more in helping parents with disabled children access services over the summer holidays.

The Home Affairs Select Committee has called on social media giants such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to show a greater sense of responsibility in targeting groups which are using their services to promote extremism.

A lack of money and further expected budget cuts is putting parks in Brighton and Hove at risk, according to the City Council.

The amount of waste being recycled across Welsh councils over the last year hit 60 per cent as councils seek to avoid fines.

The West Midlands Combined Authority has received more than £36 million as part of the government's new devolution deal with the region.

Norfolk County Council’s Library and Information Service will test a new way of helping residents access more police services in libraries.

The first national overview of what each fire and rescue authority pays for 25 common items of uniform and equipment has been published.

The leader of West Somerset Council has urged for a merge with Taunton Deane Borough Council, to secure financial security.

Authorities need to engage in ‘higher level’, technology driven work in order to achieve less ‘cosmetic’ digital transformation of their operations.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has handed Merton Council powers to determine the future of Wimbledon football stadium.

According to data retrieved by a BBC freedom of information (FoI) request, councils rejected 338,000 tons of waste in 2014-15, a significant increase on 2011-12, where 184,000 tons were left unrecycled.

According to survey by Citizens Advice, three out of five people who have withdrawn money from their pension savings have not planned for how they will meet future care costs.

Leeds City Council has announced it will hold a homecoming parade to celebrate the achievements of Yorkshire’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes.

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