Council uses ‘innovative legal approach’ to protect vulnerable woman

Council uses ‘innovative legal approach’ to protect vulnerable woman

Birmingham City Council has secured injunctions against a number of men in what it described as a ‘ground-breaking approach’ to protect vulnerable people.

Study debunks social housing stereotypes

‘Lazy stereotypes’ depicting social housing tenants as shirkers are detached from reality and two-thirds of those who can work are in employment, according to a new report.

Study debunks social housing stereotypes


UNISON chief: town hall bossess 'not much better' than Mike Ashley

Council employers are not much better than controversial Sports Direct retailer Mike Ashley, complains UNISON head of local government Heather Wakefield.

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Lanes Group

Lanes engineers have used no dig ultraviolet lining technology to rehabilitate a highways drain along a rural road that had repeatedly flooded, causing major problems for road-users getting to and from nearby housing estates.

New Products


With the trend for sleek modern bathrooms showing no signs of slowing, Multikwik has launched a range of chrome-plated, lightweight, easy-to-use compression fittings that will make fitting chrome-look systems a piece of cake.

Company Announcements

Ideal Commercial Boilers

Ideal Commercial Boilers has supplied four Evomax high efficiency condensing wall hung boilers and two Frame and Header Kits to New Forest District Council.