Government urged to revitalise ‘sink’ council estates

Government urged to revitalise ‘sink’ council estates

The condition of many of Britain’s social housing estates is ‘a national embarrassment’, a think tank has warned.

Council staff feel ‘locked out’ of economic recovery

Some 95% of council staff believe the UK’s economic recovery is mainly or only benefiting well-off people, a poll has revealed.

Council staff feel ‘locked out’ of economic recovery


The future of strike action

How will the Conservatives promise of 'tougher' strike-laws affect local government?


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Saltex 2014

With more than 230 exhibitors displaying thousands of products – many of them new and on show for the first time – this year’s SALTEX (Sports Amenity & Landscape Trade Exhibition) show at Windsor Racecourse (September 2-4) offers the perfect opportunity to see first-hand what's new to the grounds-care sector.

New Products

Saint-Gobain Weber

The new Saint-Gobain Weber Façade Colour Simulator allows construction professionals and property owners to create a realistic impression of a building in a single colour, or in combinations of colours, in a matter of minutes.

Case Studies


Harrow residents can now park free for 20 minutes as part of a new on-street parking strategy developed by Harrow Council to help boost the town centre economy.