NOTTINGHAMSHIRE County Council has appointed Parkwood Leisure to a 15-year contract for managing commercial operations at Rufford Abbey Country Park.

HOUNSLOW Council has awarded a corporate services contract potentially worth up to £75m to Liberata.

KINGSTON Council has appointed Pinnacle PSG to run its resident engagement services from 1 May.

LEEDS City Council has agreed a £2m, 10-year deal with Civica to supply its housing management system covering 57,000 properties.

PLANS for a new council-owned development company have been approved by the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames.

KINGSTON Council has awarded a contract for information and advice services to Citizens Advice Kingston.

SWINDON Borough Council's cabinet has approved the sale of the authority's shareholding in bus company Thamesdown Travel.

LUTON Borough Council has awarded a 10-year, £200m highways maintenance, major projects and professional services contract to VolkerHighways.

LUTON Borough Council has agreed a 10-year IT outsourcing contract with Civica to support the digital transformation of services.

MEARS has won a 10-year contract to deliver repairs and maintenance for council homes in north Manchester.