Councils have been invited to submit bids to a new £60m sustainable travel fund designed to promote walking and cycling.

Poole Housing Partnership has agreed a five-year partnership with Civica to supply it with housing management software.

Councils cannot take into account personal injury claims when assessing care contributions, the Local Government Ombudsman has said.

The housing crisis cannot be solved without a "national renaissance" in council housebuilding, particularly in light of uncertainty following the UK's Brexit vote, a new report has argued.

MPs have rejected the Government's preferred candidate to become the new head of Ofsted, saying they have significant concerns over her suitability for the post.

Many councils are at risk of failing to deliver smart initiatives and connected technologies in cities because of a lack of resources, leadership and capability, according to a new report.

Greater Manchester will take control of criminal justice and offender management in the region under a devolution deal signed with the Government.

Birmingham City Council is failing to provide the necessary help and protection to children in need and ensure the safety of all school-age children in the city, the head of Ofsted has warned.

It’s National Scams Awareness Month so councils are using the occasion to urge people to report any suspected scam and help them take action against the fraudsters.

The Government's council tax precept to raise additional funds to pay for adult social care has fallen well short of addressing the funding crisis facing the sector, new research has warned.

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

The Government's "unhelpfully divisive" social work reforms are pulling the profession in two directions and risk increasing the strain on already severely pressurised services, MPs have warned.