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Many popular council services could disappear by 2025 due to a £8bn funding black hole, council leaders have warned today.
The Street Design Awards, celebrating innovation and best practice in street design schemes across the UK, have been relaunched by Local Government News magazine.
Community groups can bid for a share of a £1m fund to help them develop ‘pocket parks’.
Councils are facing calls to ban the use of a controversial weedkiller after a landmark legal decision in the US.
Local authorities and other organisations have received a £1.5m ‘innovation boost’ in order to help them find new ways to sustainably run parks.
Local authorities can save thousands of pounds by adopting ‘bee-friendly’ grass cutting plans, campaigners say.
From traditional parks to burial sites, a record number of green spaces have been awarded a Green Flag this year.
A survey has revealed 85% of councils expect to cut budgets for parks in the next five years. Mark Whitehead finds out what impact this will have on council-owned green spaces.
Parks and green spaces are falling into ‘disrepair’ because of budget cuts, freedom of information requests reveal.
Knowsley Council has agreed to drop proposals to sell 10% of the borough’s parks.