Middlesbrough Council has appointed Tony Parkinson as interim chief executive to replace the retiring Mike Robinson.

Jules Pipe is to step down as the elected mayor of Hackney to become deputy mayor of London for planning, regeneration and skills.

Bath & North East Somerset Council has appointed Ashley Ayre to succeed Dr Jo Farrar as its chief executive.

Ayre joined the council in July 2006 and is currently its strategic director for people and communities.

The chief executive of Winchester City Council has announced he is stepping down after 13 years.

Simon Eden will officially leave the authority in September.

City of York Council is set to appoint Mary Weastell as its chief executive.

The chief executive of Humber NHS Foundation Trust is leaving the organisation to become the joint CEO of South Oxfordshire and Vale of the White Horse councils.

Croydon Council has named Barbara Peacock as its new executive director of people.

Peacock is currently director of children and adults' services at Medway Council.

Inverclyde Council chief executive John Mundell has announced his retirement.

A new commissioner has been appointed to oversee children's social care in Rotherham.

Cheshire West & Chester Council is set to name strategic director of children's services Gerald Meehan as its new chief executive.