Whitehall announces £36m to develop coastal communities
Around 70 coastal projects have been awarded a total of £36m by the Government as part of an effort to attract tourists and create jobs.
Historical guildhall to undergo first ‘major restoration’ in decades
York's Guildhall, one of the city’s most historically significant buildings, could be in line for its first major restoration in more than 60 years.
Coastal landmarks receive £1m in Whitehall funding
The Government has announced £1m of funding to help restore coastal assets and landmarks to their ‘former glory’.
The March issue of Local Government News explores alternative funding channels that are available to councils beyond the Public Works Loan Board, what hurdles merging councils face in coming together, and how local government is handling GDPR.
This issue also has a special highways and street lighting section exploring how councils can use lighting to embark on their smart city journey and using IoT technology to weather the storm.