Tees Valley has received the transfer of £15 million of government money through the region’s ground-breaking devolution deal.

North Lincolnshire Council is set to sign up to the Greater Lincolnshire Combined Authority (GLCA).

A new poll has shown that 75 per cent of the public believe that councils should have a statutory duty to protect public parks.

A new report has warned that Lancashire County Council will run out of money within three years.

The three ‘flood risk’ symbols proposed by the insurance industry for estate agents to detail on their properties have proved controversial.

Fife Council has called for clarity from the Scottish government over fracking, amid fears that developers mat begins o target its land.

Childcare costs could ‘sky-rocket’ as nurseries await less funding for a free government childcare scheme, a charity has warned.

The Liverpool City Region is to benefit from improved bus services and investment in the local economy through a new agreement.

Liverpool City Council has regained control of its markets, after buying them for a sum of £1, from Geraud Markets UK, which has operated them since 2003.

Cambridge City Council has received criticism over its ‘failure to deliver on basic services for residents’.

Cumbria County Council has launched Shared Lives Cumbria, a scheme which encourages host carers to provide care to adults in need of support.

Wokingham Borough Council is considering a move to make £19 million in savings, which could means it will not provide key services such as lollipop crossings.

Plans to build 5,000 new homes in South Oxfordshire, to help deal with Oxford’s housing crisis, have been rejected by the district council leader.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has said that English tourism is expected to soar under devolution deals, with data suggesting the tourist industry will grow 2.9 per cent per year over the next decade.

Clive Betts, the chair of the community and local government select committee, has called for stricter regulations to compel restaurants to display food hygiene scores.

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