Barnsley Council: Partnering to deliver the Household Support Fund
Barnsley Council has worked closely with their voluntary and community sector to deliver the Household Support Fund and have allocated some of the funding directly to community organisations who are developing sustainable approaches to the rising cost of living.
NHS “dental deserts” persist in rural and deprived communities – LGA analysis
New analysis by the Local Government Association reveals a growing number of “dental deserts” across the country with more deprived or rural local authority areas having fewer NHS dentists than those in more affluent urban areas.
LGA responds to announcement of new Prime Minister
“Currently, whether it is helping those impacted by the increasing cost of living, supporting those fleeing Ukraine and Afghanistan, looking after the vulnerable or building desperately needed homes and giving our younger generation the best start in life, councils stand ready to work with the government to provide the best possible help to those that need it."
This handbook provides an overview of council environmental health, trading standards and licensing services which collectively fall under the broad theme of public protection services, and are part of a spectrum of place-focused protective services.
Waverley Borough Council needs people from all backgrounds and experiences who reflect the communities they serve to put themselves forward for election. Whatever needs changing in your local area, you could be the person to change it by becoming a councillor.
Social Housing (Regulation) Bill, Committee Stage, House of Lords, 6 September 2022
We will want to work with the Government and the Regulator to ensure that there is a proportionate, risk-based approach to inspection, as well as urgent clarity on how this will be delivered and funded.