Housing charity Shelter has cautioned that four in ten homes in Britain fall under the standards which are considered acceptable living conditions.

South Somerset District Council has warned that a four year funding offer will see it owing £330,000 to the government.

Cambridge City Council is to buy all of its electricity from 100 per cent renewable sources for the first time.

John Swinney, Deputy First Minister and Education Secretary, is to address the SNP conference saying that local communities should be trusted with

Councils are being encouraged to bid for government funding to boost the uptake of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs).

Research by the RAC Foundation has found that motorists made over 30,000 claims for vehicle damage as a result of poor roads in the last financial year.

New research by the State Street Corporation has found that Local Authority Pension Funds (LGPS) are continuing to grow their assets and fund membership.

Sheffield City Council has published its latest financial forecast for 2017-18, showing its budget is set to be slashed by £40 million over the nest year, with the authority prepared for further job losses.

Gwynedd Council has launched a consultation on whether it should increase council tax on properties which are not the sole property owned by the owner.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has raised safety concerns about two thirds of A&E units in England, claiming the drop in standards is partly due to underfunding of council care services, leading to overcrowding in hospitals.

Wrexham Council has approved a five-year strategy to promote the use of the Welsh language across the region.

Liverpool City Council has received criticism for approving plans for a student block tower.

Manchester is set to be over-run with giant coffee cup bins as environment charity Hubbub launches its recycling awareness campaign.

159 councils will join the next phase of the One Public Estate programme, the Cabinet Office and the LGA has announced.

Local authorities could save £300 million each year in litter clean up costs, says a new report.

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