Think tank ResPublica has published a study which highlights instances where poorer communities are missing out on government schemes to improve neighbourhoods.

According to a new poll conducted by We Own It, 57 per cent of people believe the government should allow councils to run their own bus services.

The Scottish Border Council has stepped up its funding offer towards reopening a rail station at Reston in Berwickshire.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called for powers to allow local authorities to oversee academy budgets, following previous financial scandals.

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a £40 million Discover England fund aimed at helping Britain outcompete other tourism destinations and to

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.

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