LIVERPUDLIANS are more aware of council cuts than the residents of three other major cities – and are more likely to say cuts have had a negative impact on them, according to a new poll.

LEICESTER City Council has selected software provider TechnologyOne to overall its IT and transform business operations.

HULL Council has signed a five-year contract with Civica Digital to create a single portal to access data on the city’s 250,000 residents. 

TOWN HALLS have spent millions buying back homes sold off under Right to Buy as they battle housing shortages, according to new research.

What's on the table for local authorities when considering prioritising budgets and service delivery? Tiffany Cloynes and Rebecca Hazeldine of Geldards take a look.

DELAYS and rising costs caused by the planning system are driving small builders from house-building and fuelling the housing crisis, an industry body has claimed.

GREATER MANCHESTER Waste Disposal Authority has confirmed it is “seeking an exit” from a waste and recycling PFI contract with joint venture Viridor Laing.

WASTE crime in England costs the industry and taxpayers £604m a year, with weak regulations creating gaps for illegal operations, according to new research.

FOUR COUNCILS that took legal action against the Government in a bid to secure extra funding for social care assessments for vulnerable adults have lost their battle at the High Court.

VOTERS are going to the polls in local elections and mayoral elections in England, Scotland and Wales.

OXFORD City Council has launched a new street mapping project that it says could transform how it manages services.

CHINA will act to correct “irregular behavior” in local government fundraising as Beijing attempts to rein in financial risk and potential threats to economic stability.