Manchester bids to become UK’s first ‘Tidy City’
Manchester City Council has signed a formal partnership with Keep Britain Tidy in a bid to become the UK’s first ‘Tidy City’ by 2020.
Charity bins pilot reduces littering by 30%
The use of ‘charity bins’ has successfully reduced litter by an average of 30% in five locations across England.
This issue of Local Government News explores how councils can tackle modern slavery and trafficking in their supply chains, finds out more about Cambridge's first cohousing scheme and the launch of a new project to build a shared service pattern library for local government.
This issue also contains a special focus on children's services and how councils are protecting children following local safeguarding children boards being abolished.