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Councils are preparing for a period of plummeting temperatures, with 1.4 million tonnes of salt stockpiled across the country ready to treat icy roads and pavements.
"The Government must now work with councils and combined authorities to overcome any additional local challenges caused by the delay and make the introduction of the fund a success."
"This additional funding will provide some much-needed support for local authorities to help prevent vulnerable households from becoming homeless this winter."
"Restart focused only on those on out-of-work benefits, so the underspend could have been used by councils, devolved authorities and others to address this challenge, using their local knowledge, connections and expertise."
Mental health services are under significant pressure and face challenges to keep up with increasing demand.
“Fast, reliable internet access is an everyday necessity and this latest announcement will help boost connectivity to more places."
Vital locally-led projects for boosting business, supporting local communities and regenerating high streets are at risk due to government delays in approving councils’ investment plans.
New toolkit aimed at putting an end to the increasing intimidation reported by a number of councillors as they attempt to go about their daily business supporting local residents.
LGA analysis has shown, there are significant numbers of dental deserts across the country, with many people lacking access to affordable dental care.
“Our care system simply could not survive without the contribution of unpaid carers, who provide vital support for thousands of loved ones people every day."
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