The mayor of Leeds has been forced to speak out after suffering a barrage of online abuse when hackers posted racist comments in her name.
An analysis over three months last year revealed 188,000 abusive tweets were sent to MPs, with Brexit marking a high point for online abuse.
A Conservative councillor has been suspended following a racist tweet he made during the Eurovision song contest.
In a new podcast, Lord Porter charts his political journey from bolshie school kid to Conservative peer leading the Local Government Association.
The Electoral Commission has partnered with Snapchat as part of a campaign to remind voters in Scotland to register for the council elections.
A London Council has shocked residents after it included crying face emojis on an online council tax bill.
Heated negotiations between Kettering Borough Council and Hollywood star over Christmas plans have broken down, LocalGov is sorry to report.
Oldham Council has been inundated with hilarious suggestions after it invited local children to name its new gritter.
Exeter City Council beats the big metropolitan cities to the top spot of the social media charts.
Thousands of local authority staff and councillors are taking part in a 24-hour tweetathon today, showcasing the diverse and varied work they do.