A SPECIAL joint cabinet meeting of two West Suffolk councils has unanimously backed proposals to create a single authority for the area.

BASILDON Council has been fined £150,000 after it published sensitive personal information about a Traveller family online.

BIRMINGHAM City Council's refuse collection workers have started voting in a strike ballot, with unions accusing the authority of financial mismanagement amid proposed job losses.

CARE HOMES and homecare agencies could face a shortfall of as many as 70,000 staff if the migration of unskilled workers from the EU is halted after Brexit, a think tank has warned.

RUGBY Borough Council's head of environment and public realm has been found dead along with his wife, the authority has confirmed.

A DISCIPLINARY case against five teachers involved in the so-called Trojan Horse inquiry has been dropped after an independent panel found that key information had been deliberately withheld.

AROUND 6,000 female workers have won a court battle over equal pay against Glasgow City Council.

FOOD BANK numbers are at least twice as high as previous estimates, according to a new study.

DCLG's failure to issue councils with proper guidance is behind delays to small businesses receiving help with their rates bills, town hall chiefs have claimed.

BASILDON Council has voted to switch a committee system, saying it will be "more democratic and more effective".

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