As part of the Governments drive to improve Local Authorities and ensure that citizens receive better access to services, Powys Council has invested £350,000 in a new customer service organisation. 

Brighton and Hove City Council has decided to try and stop the drug dealing, sexual assault, disorder and other criminal behaviour on a particular street, by fitting the street with gates at both ends, which will be closed and locked at night.

There will be crackdown on illegal ravers who cause ‘irreparable damage to the countryside and ruin the lives of local residents’ the Local Government Association (LGA) has warned.

As part of the upcoming Criminal Justice Bill, local authorities and the police will soon receive new powers to fight anti-social behaviour in communities.

London Councils is seeking urgent talks with the Treasury, after the new method of counting population proposed by the Office of National Statistics (ONS}, shows that London's population is over 60,000 less than had been previously estimated, which could result in a loss of valuable government funding.

Conservation work on three of Weymouth's seafront shelters, is expected to be finished by the end of June, Weymouth & Portland Borough Council has confirmed.


Wakefield Council has today (Monday 4 June) opened a new purpose-built library in Walton.

A new service from City of York Council will mean those who park their cars in York city centre, will now be able to pay for their parking by text.

Gateshead Council has been awarded £179,000 from the Department for Transport, for two innovative road safety schemes.

Birmingham City Council and Birmingham Strategic Partnership are working together to bring an environmental village to Victoria Square, Birmingham.