The potential cost to council taxpayers of converting all schools to academies is £320 million, says the LGA.

West Lothian Council’s new council house building programme has been recognised at the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Awards.

The Welsh government has launched a programme that will ensure every child up to the age of seven receives consistent and universal health services.

Wakefield Council has appointed design and consultancy firm Arcadis to deliver its Property and Facilities Management Services.

Smoking should be banned in all outdoor spaces, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health has argued.

Birmingham has been named the ‘most enterprising place in Britain’ by the 2016 Enterprising Britain Awards.

Birmingham has been named the ‘most enterprising place in Britain’ by the 2016 Enterprising Britain Awards.

Immediate action is needed on a number of crucial food, farming and fisheries issues, a Scottish minister had argued.

The government has responded to a consultation about reforms to public sector exit payments.

Cyclists in London and Manchester are being encouraged to ‘hang back’ from lorries in a newly launched safety campaign film.

Somerset County Council is facing a £24 million overspend this financial year, as a result of expensive social care costs and a reduction in government budgets.

Edinburgh City Council has ordered a survey of its council buildings, after 17 of the region’s schools were closed as a result of safety concerns.

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