Emergency flood funding must be simplified, say councils

Emergency flood funding must be simplified, say councils

Flood funding must be simplified if local authorities are to effectively protect their communities, council leaders have said.

Review to put council admin costs in the spotlight

Public services minister, Leighton Andrews, has commissioned a review of administrative costs across all local authorities in Wales.

Review to put council admin costs in the spotlight

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UNISON chief: town hall bosses '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 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.

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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.

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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.