Nathan Elvery has resigned as chief executive of Croydon Council to become CEO of West Sussex County Council.

Lancaster City Council has named Susan Parsonage as its new chief executive.

Parsonage is currently director of safer communities and housing at Ealing Council. She has worked at the London borough since 2000.

Bath & North East Somerset Council's chief executive is leaving the authority for a senior role with the Department for Communities & Local Government.

Cheshire West & Chester chief executive Steve Robinson is to leave the council after eight years in the role.

Uttlesford District Council's new chief executive Dawn French has officially started work.

Ealing Council has confirmed the appointment of Paul Najsarek as its new chief executive.

Buckinghamshire County Council has appointed Neil Gibson to take over as its interim chief executive when Chris Williams retires at the end of March.

Stafford Borough Council chief executive Ian Thompson is to retire later this year, along with the council's head of planning and regeneration Ted Manders. 

Mansfield District Council has appointed a chief executive as part of a restructuring of its senior management.

Worcestershire County Council has elected the country's youngest county council leader.

At 39, Cllr Simon Geraghty is also the youngest leader in the council's history.