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£10 million fund to protect playing fields (not Wales)
Published : 01 June 2011

Sports Minister Hugh Robertson and Sport England have launched a £10 million fund to protect and improve sports fields across the country. ... read more

Backdoor' bin charging not allowed (not Wales)
Published : 01 June 2011

The Government has reminded local councils not to exceed their legal powers by imposing 'backdoor' bin taxes. In a joint letter to all councils, ... read more

Baroness Newlove joins the Department for Communities & Local Government to promote active, safer
Published : 01 June 2011

The Government's champion for Active Safer Communities, Baroness Newlove, has joined the Department for Communities and Local Government to continue ... read more

Creating a new local council (not Wales)
Published : 01 June 2011

NALC has set up a website giving guidance on the creation of new councils in unparished areas. The website address is: www.createacouncil.nalc.gov.uk ... read more

Government launches single government website prototype
Published : 01 June 2011

The Government has launched an early prototype of a potential single government web domain, aimed at making public services easier to use. The ... read more

Government must recognise our coasts & seascapes as more than just a view
Published : 01 June 2011

More than sixty years after laws were passed to protect our landscapes the UK Government and devolved administrations in Wales, Scotland and ... read more

How will councils spend your £53 billion this year? (not Wales)
Published : 01 June 2011

Local Government Secretary, Eric Pickles, has published new figures showing exactly how much town halls have to spend for each resident. He encouraged ... read more

Infrastructure must adapt to protect economic growth from the threat of climate change
Published : 01 June 2011

Urgent action is required to protect the infrastructure which the national economy relies upon from the effects of climate change, the Environment ... read more

LGA survey shows 12.6 million Whitehall boxes for councils to tick
Published : 01 June 2011

The average council has to tick an estimated 12.6 million boxes a year to meet the bureaucratic demands of central Government, according to the ... read more

Local government workforce shrinks as councils tighten belts
Published : 01 June 2011

The number of people employed in local government fell sharply over the past two years as councils tightened their belts during the recession. ... read more

Localising audit - delivering value for money for the tax payer (not Wales)
Published : 01 June 2011

The firm FTI has been appointed to provide advice on the most cost effective options for disbanding the Audit Commission and transferring audit ... read more

Ministers consider a clampdown on car litter
Published : 01 June 2011

Keep Britain Tidy Group's plea to strengthen legislation around littering from cars has been given a boost as ministers are considering changing ... read more

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