A Government minister has criticised some local authorities for ‘failing to pass sufficient money down to parish councils’.
Cornwall Council is expecting to axe 280 staff over the next five months as it attempts to make £196m of savings by 2018.
If the welfare cap fits, wear it
Jonathan Werran on the countdown to chancellor George Osborne's quite wintry Autumn Statement on 3 December.
Council fraud detection rates are at their highest in 25 years but progress could be undermined if local government cutbacks continue, a spending watchdog has warned.
The Government has been urged to set up a new social investment fund to encourage new ways of tackling the financial crisis in social care for older people.
Councils need to adopt three ‘core principles’ to successfully deliver local digital public services, according to a new guide.
Council recycling schemes are too confusing and the Government should take the lead in promoting best practice, according to MPs.
Just 5% of England’s housing stock is fully accessible for older people despite rapid growth in the number of people over-65, a report has warned.
Two Toro Groundsmaster rotary mowers brought in by head groundsman Ian Osbon have reduced cutting time by almost half at Pangbourne College near Reading in Berkshire.
Forming part of the Bituchem Group’s hard landscaping materials, FortSeal increases highways longevity while being economically friendly for councils’ budgets.
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