Will the rise of elected mayors lead to a rebirth of local democracy? Neil Merrick investigates.
The industrial strategy has dominated the agenda over the past month, but a new Localis report says it is time to move the debate forward. Sam Clayden reports.
A new public database is committed to ending modern slavery by making supply chains more transparent. William Eichler finds out more.
John Read calls on the Government to be bold and courageous in its first-ever national litter strategy.
Barry Turner warns that many councils are still unaware of the new change in the standard for manhole covers and gully grates.
Tiz Gibson looks back at last year’s ‘trends’ in street lighting and outlines what lies ahead for many of the UK’s local authorities.
The Civil Enforcement Association responds to the Taking Control report calling for reforms of tax, fine and debt enforcement.
Claire Haigh argues this is no time to make further cuts in subsidies and grants for local bus services.
Professor Richard Webber examines diversity and change in an outer London borough.
Laura Sharman reports on a recent webinar exploring how two councils in Australia managed large scale change effectively when they became a ‘super council’.