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Motorists drive the equivalent of 989 return trips to Mars on roads in England a year
Councils warned of increased threat of cyber attacks
Heatwaves – information for councils
Council leaders are calling for the Government to carry out a radical new strategy to provide a fully-funded plan for the growing number of vehicles on the nation’s roads, as well as new powers to better manage congestion.
Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Bill 2017-19, House of Commons, 23 April 2018
We are seeking assurances from the Government that this Bill will have no detrimental impact on local government.
The Big Lunch in Bradford: inclusion through food
This Bradford Council project encouraged residents to share food and friendship with each other, giving the council, voluntary groups and individuals a different way to engage the wider community, and a framework for ongoing engagement in a way which promotes respect and understanding between and within communities.
LGA responds to ONS report on preventable deaths
Cllr Izzi Seccombe, Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Community Wellbeing Board, responds to an annual report published today by the Office for National Statistics on preventable deaths in the UK in 2016.
LGA responds to the RAC pothole index
“Councils are likely to need more support from the Government as the full extent of the repairs needed after the recent winter weather has been made known, and we hope that the Government will stand ready to provide this."
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