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Children's mental health services need reform

12 August 2014
Children's mental health services urgently need a complete overhaul if young people are to receive better support and care, council leaders warn.


Councils warn over 'no win no-fee' compensation claims

11 August 2014
Government is being urged to clamp down on opportunistic 'no-win no-fee' compensation claims which are draining taxpayers' money from schools and important local services, council leaders say.

Community safety  

Councils launch crackdown on 'laughing gas'

9 August 2014
A national public health warning is being issued by councils about ‘laughing gas' as they launch a crackdown on this potentially lethal drug.

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