A 2.7bn, 30-year partnership between Glasgow City Council and the parent company of Glasgow Housing Association has secured 2,000 jobs and more than 2,000 apprenticeships at the local authority's arm's length construction firm.

Middlesbrough Council has awarded a 15-year leisure development contract to Everyone Active.

Brighton & Hove City Council has selected Crest Nicholson and the Starr Trust to carry out a £200m redevelopment of the King Alfred site on Hove's seafront. 

Wandsworth Council has extended its contract with Liberata for business rate collections until 2019.

The two have been working together since 1999, collecting around £119m a year from 9,000 businesses in the London borough.

Taunton Deane Borough Council has extended its fleet management deal with BT Fleet for another four years.

The new contract will run until 2019.

Bournemouth Borough Council is considering ending a successful support services contract with Kier and insourcing the work, blaming central government's "deep financial squeeze" on local authorities.

Two Lincolnshire councils have agreed on a named for a new back office shared service that aims to save more than £12m over the next decade.

North Yorkshire County Council has selected Capita to deliver its library management system.

Worcestershire County Council has signed a seven-year contract with Liberata to deliver a range of HR and finance services to the authority and local schools.

Somerset County Council has decided to leave the Southwest One back office services contract early and bring services including IT and customer contact back in-house.

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