The Taxpayers’ Alliance has claimed that the HS2 project is an ‘expensive vanity project which must be scrapped’ in its new report.

Regeneration schemes will be at risk if the government holds on to billions of pounds of EU money in the wake of the Brexit vote, the LGA has warned.

North Lincolnshire Council has given the green light to one of the north’s largest housing regeneration schemes.

Hampshire County Council has launched a consultation on the possible reorganisation of its local government structure, following recent debate.

The agreement signed in March with the Cardiff Capital Region (CCR) is due to go ahead, despite the current uncertainty surrounding Brexit.

The £344 million plan to expand London City Airport has been criticised by campaigners arguing that it will add to the city’s air pollution.

Millions of people will no longer be able to afford appropriate housing by 2024, new research published by the LGA warns.

Derby City Council’s leaked plans to pass 11 libraries into the control of volunteers have been criticised by campaigners.

Lancashire County Council is proposing to ban heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) from parts of Lancaster district.

Over 8,000 new jobs have been reported by enterprise zones in the Northern Powerhouse over the past four years, the government has said.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has announced it will investigate how to tackle the issue of councils relocating homeless families to other areas.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the government to produce a timetable for action on how it intends to press ahead with extending broadband to all of the UK.

Barnsley Council cabinet members are due to vote on implementing a random drug and alcohol testing policy for employees.

Taunton Deane councillors have voted in favour of a proposal to merge with Somerset Council.

The Home Affairs Committee has warned the government that there could be a spike in UK migration ahead of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union.

Following a weekend of major disruption for cross-Channel travellers, the government has been urged to invest more in road infrastructure in Dover.

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Event Diary

The Emergency Services Show takes place this year at Hall 5, NEC, Birmingham from 21-22 September 2016.

The ONLY UK event for all emergency responders where you can:

Leisure Industry Week is the heartbeat of the UK leisure industry. Designed to offer delegates genuine world class education and practical business benefits with a focus on delivering real commercial benefits through attracting new customers and driving down operational costs.

The Flood Expo is the largest event of its kind in the world presenting solutions to widespread flooding problems from the world’s leading flood prevention companies.