People convicted of serious crimes banned from councils

People convicted of serious crimes banned from councils

Rules to prevent people found guilty of serious crimes from serving on local councils will be strengthened following a public consultation, the Government has announced.

Khan launches £10m fund to ‘boost’ planning teams

The mayor of London today launched a multi-million pound fund aimed at boosting the housing and planning teams in the capital’s local authorities.

Khan launches £10m fund to ‘boost’ planning teams
Building a secure future for EU children in the UK

Kamena Dorling explores what impact Brexit may have on European national children living in the UK, especially those in local authority care.

Local government workers: an uncertain future

With some councils forcing staff to take unpaid holiday leave in an effort to save money, Mark Whitehead explores what impact this will have on the workforce.

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Reesink Turfcare

Bringing you Toro’s first super-duty utility vehicle, the Outcross 9060, and the brand’s new 12ft pull-behind rotary mower is distributor Reesink Turfcare on stand H010 at SALTEX 2018.

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The British Pest Control Association

The British Pest Control Association is calling on local authorities active in pest management to enter its major awards event.

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Merriott

A primary school in Kent has opted for brand new low surface temperature (LST) radiators from Merriott as part of a complete overhaul of its antiquated, underperforming heating system.