The twenty small to medium sized northern cities contribute to nearly a third of the north’s economy, according to a report from Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) North.

Lincolnshire County Council has backtracked on plans to turn of street lighting at 10pm following calls from local residents.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils have announced a new shared finance system that they believe will save an estimated £6.8 million.

A report conducted by the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has concluded that the government has not done enough to protect communities at risk of flooding.

Knowsley council has said it is ‘determined’ to ensure young people can study A-levels in its borough, after previously encouraging pupils to receive the qualifications elsewhere.

North Somerset Council has opposed proposals to join the £1 billion West of England devolution deal.

Councils are calling for supported housing to be exempt from the housing benefit cap to prevent the most vulnerable people from losing their homes.

The County Councils Network has warned that the Bus Services Bill could leave rural areas facing the prospect of less sustainable transport.

New driverless pods aimed to help transform local city transport have been unveiled at Birmingham’s Automechanika Show.

Only 24 per cent of voters feel ‘well’ or ‘very well’ informed about the upcoming EU referendum, a survey has suggested.

An inquiry into whether local authorities can fulfil their statutory obligations with the funding available for adult social care has been launched.

Low standards in schools across the East Midlands region are exposing the educational fault line dividing the nation, Ofsted has said.

Cardiff council has declared its plans to improve the way waste, potholes and fly-tipping are managed by reorganising council services, at a cost of £1 million.

Worker’s union, the GMB has urged councils and other public bodies to stop issuing work to companies which have been found to enlist blacklisted construction workers.

The life chances of the UK’s 6.5 million carers, who look after a disabled, older or ill family member or friend, are being damaged by ‘inadequate’ local support services, according to new research released for Carers Week 2016.

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