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.

The Prison Governors Association (PGA) has called on the government to set up an independent public inquiry into the state of prisons in England and Wales.

Glasgow City Council has called for specific government action to mitigate the effects of Brexit, to avoid the greater Glasgow area coming to harm from any consequences of leaving the EU.

Aberdeen City Council has announced that it is the first local authority in Scotland to be assigned a credit rating.

Lord Peter Hain, the former secretary of state for Wales, has said the plans to allow the devolution of income tax without a referendum is folly.

The public has issued support for plans to form a combined authority covering the Solent area.

New proposals have shown that there will be no forced mergers of councils in Wales, but they will be required to work together to deliver key services.

Newcastle City Council is considering a plan to remove almost all school crossing patrols across the region as part of £70 million budget cuts over three years.

Carmarthenshire Council has won an appeal against three Welsh language standards, meaning it will no longer have to implement them.

North Lanarkshire Council has suspended three members of staff amid an ongoing investigation into corruption claims.

Wandsworth and Richmond councils are set to enforce plans which involve sharing a workforce in a bid to generate £10 million in savings per year.

Aberdeen Council is set to consult on plans to create a £120 million ‘waste to energy’ plant to deal with 150,000 tonnes of rubbish produced by the region each year.

Councils in London have generated millions of pounds from drivers who infringe on yellow box junction rules as a result of poor traffic management.

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that the UK will begin the formal Brexit negotiation process by the end of March 2017.


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