A SERVICE promoting the Shetland Islands as a place to live and work is to end after the council decided not to renew the contract for running it.

LIVERPOOL City-Region Combined Authority has appointed Capita to develop a Carriageway Asset Management Plan.

BIRMINGHAM City Council is set to scrap a joint venture for ICT services in a bid to save around £43m.

SLOUGH Borough Council has named Sports & Leisure Management as the preferred bidder to run its leisure services.

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

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. 

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

TAX-EVADING companies could lose major council contracts under new rules adopted a north London borough.

HULL City Council has approved the procurement of a new long-term waste contract following the collapse of its previous provider.

BARNET Council has postponed a meeting to review its outsourcing contract with joint venture Re until after the General Election on 8 June.