BIRMINGHAM City Council chief executive Mark Rogers has announced he is stepping down.

COUNCIL TAX rises in 2017-18 will not bring in enough money to prevent further deep cuts to services, the LGA has warned.

BUSINESS RATES appeals need urgent reform to prevent vital resources being diverted from council services, the LGA has said following protests over proposed changes.

30,000 excess deaths in 2015 were linked to health and social care system failures due to funding cuts, according to new analysis published by the Royal Society of Medicine.

GLASGOW City Council has approved a proposal to borrow up to £30m to support the development of a city centre Innovation District.

SPENDING on controlling pigeon and gull populations has almost doubled in the past three years, according to new figures.

SPENDING on controlling pigeon and gull populations has almost doubled in the past three years, according to new figures.

CHELMSFORD City Council plans to put up low-cost prefab housing to provide temporary accommodation for people who would otherwise be homeless.

A £40m package to protect children from sexual abuse, exploitation and trafficking has been welcomed by councils but ministers have been warned that child protection needs a long-term strategy and funding.

SOCIAL CARE for older people is on "borrowed time" and an overwhelmed system is now in danger of complete collapse, a new report has warned.

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