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100 councils open their spending to public scrutiny (not Wales)
Published : 01 December 2010

South Ribble Borough Council has become the one hundredth local authority to put its spending data over £500 online for armchair auditors ... read more

Anti-social behaviour- Crime & Disorder Act 1998
Published : 01 December 2010

Crime and Disorder Act 1998 The principal Act of Parliament relating to anti-social behaviour is the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (as amended). ... read more

CASES Highway maintenance-Yetkin v London Borough of Newham
Published : 01 December 2010

Yetkin v London Borough of Newham 2010 EWCA Civ 776 It is very difficult to sue a highway authority for failing to maintain a highway if the ... read more

Communities Minister urges faith groups to inspire community action
Published : 01 December 2010

Communities Minister Andrew Stunell has encouraged faith based organisations to share their passion and experience with others to maximise their ... read more

Councils quite right to dim the lights
Published : 01 December 2010

In response to the BBC Newsnight investigation (9/11/10) that found significant numbers of councils considering cutting back on street lighting ... read more

Defra publishes guidance on authorizing structures [not Wales
Published : 01 December 2010

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has published its guidance to local authorities on authorizing structures such as stiles ... read more

Department for Communities & Local Government announces new top structure (not Wales)
Published : 01 December 2010

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has identified the first senior posts to be lost following the reduction in the Department's ... read more

Environment Agency pledges focus on sources of river pollution through state of the art technology [
Published : 01 December 2010

The Environment Agency has revealed that it will be deploying state of the art technology to help tackle diffuse pollution from farms and urban ... read more

Freedom for Councillors to champion their communities (not Wales)
Published : 01 December 2010

Communities and Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles has set out plans to clarify the law so that councillors are able to get on with the ... read more

Have your say on our National Parks (not Wales)
Published : 01 December 2010

The Government is calling for the public to contribute ideas on ways to improve the way we care for one of England's biggest assets - our National ... read more

Local government & the spending review (not Wales)
Published : 01 December 2010

The Coalition Government's Spending Review provides a fair though challenging settlement for local government. It reflects the clear priorities ... read more

Local taxpayers to benefit from council tax freeze (not Wales)
Published : 01 December 2010

Millions of council taxpayers across England are in line to see their council tax bills frozen next year as a result of a deal struck in the ... read more

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