Council leaders back tax discounts for ‘community heroes’

Council leaders back tax discounts for ‘community heroes’

Around 500,000 community volunteers should benefit from a ‘community contribution discount’ and see 10% council tax cut – council chiefs claim.

Residents vote ‘yes’ to new town council

Penrith could get a town council after almost two-thirds of residents who took part in a ballot voted in favour of the proposal.

Residents vote ‘yes’ to new town council


How to manage social care workforce and pay trends

What does new research reveal about the changing face of the temporary social care workforce?

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New from Hewitech is the Variobox 100 sports pitch drainage product.

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Kidde Fyrnetics

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.

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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.