Around 500,000 community volunteers should benefit from a ‘community contribution discount’ and see 10% council tax cut – council chiefs claim.
Penrith could get a town council after almost two-thirds of residents who took part in a ballot voted in favour of the proposal.
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Coventry City Council has announced it expects to make 1,000 staff redundant as part of efforts to save £60m by 2018.
Councils could soon be able to issue firms with a single business licence under proposals being explored in Cornwall.
Councils now have social value guidance at their fingertips thanks to a new free online hub.
Councils are being offered the chance to bid for grants of £50,000 to speed up housing schemes.
Multi Agency Safeguarding Hubs (MASHs) support professionals to ‘join the dots’ and understand threats so they can take action to prevent them, a Government review has found.
New from Hewitech is the Variobox 100 sports pitch drainage product.
Vaillant – one of Europe’s leading heating technology manufacturers – is offering to install Kidde Fyrnetics’ TenYCO carbon monoxide alarms as part of its engineers’ service and repair visits to homes.
The impressive refurbishment of the Pace Building within Durham University’s Palace Green Library demonstrates how well-specified cable management can enhance the final look of a project.