Suffolk County Council has allocated an extra £10m from its reserves for road surfacing work.

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council has awarded a four-year food waste collection contract to Biffa.

Basildon Council has agreed a 15-year, £300m-plus contract with Morgan Sindall Property Services to maintain and repair its housing stock and corporate building.

Cheshire East Highways has selected infrastructure technology company Yotta to provide software and support services to transform its road maintenance programme.

A fraud and error reviews service is on track to deliver savings of £2.5m for a consortium of 12 councils.

A new housing company is being set up by Camden Council to target a "growing gap" in the supply of affordable homes for rent.

Aberdeen City Council has signed a £300m partnership with leisure and regeneration company Places for People to build 2,000 homes without any Government subsidy or grant in a first for Scotland.

The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea has appointed NSL to deliver its civil enforcement services under a £65m contract.

Scottish Borders Council has signed a digital services contract with IT and business process services specialist CGI that will bring 200 jobs and £100m in inward investment to the area.

Capita has been selected as the preferred bidder to provide a joint finance managed service for the London boroughs of Wandsworth and Richmond upon Thames.