Deprived councils 'losing out' from New Homes Bonus

Deprived councils 'losing out' from New Homes Bonus

The New Homes Bonus is diverting funding from some of the most deprived councils in England to the wealthier South East, the Special Interest Group of Municipal Authorities (SIGOMA) has claimed.

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.

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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.

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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.