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NI household recycling rates continue to rise

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The latest provisional Northern Ireland Municipal Waste Management Statistics for April-June 2011 are published have been published.    The new figures... (Continue reading)

Maude given award for opening up data


Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude has been commended for his work in making government data more transparent. The Minister has... (Continue reading)

Cornwall Council in ‘good position’ over savings and growth


According to officials at Cornwall Council, the decision to make the majority of savings during the first year of its... (Continue reading)

Cumbria Council vows to fight BBC cuts

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Leaders at Cumbria County Council have come out strongly against cuts proposed by the BBC. The County Council’s Leader and... (Continue reading)

Home plans in Preston approved

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According to media reports, Preston City Council has granted planning permission to Taylor Wimpey for the redevelopment of the former... (Continue reading)

Work starts on £18m NI social housing scheme

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Northern Ireland’s Housing Minister, Nelson McCausland, has officially started building work on a new £18m social housing scheme. The Minister... (Continue reading)

Welsh Government releases school funds

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According to media reports, the Welsh Assembly is to release around £48m worth of funds to build a new school... (Continue reading)

Councils concerned over NPFF

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According to media reports, London Councils have warned of the risks with the Government’s new National Planning Policy Framework (NPFF)... (Continue reading)

Welsh Secretary appoints commission for devolution


The Welsh Assembly Government has tasked a new independent commission to explore further devolved powers for the Welsh Assembly, especially... (Continue reading)