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RAF to get 14 Chinooks in £1bn deal

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The government has ordered 14 new Chinook helicopters from Boeing at a cost of £1bn, it has been announced. The... (Continue reading)

LGA supports lane rental schemes

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The Local Government Association (LGA) has responded to Department for Transport plans to allow councils to charge lane rental fees... (Continue reading)

Shapps urges Liverpool stadium decision

Housing Minister Grant Shapps has written to officials at Liverpool FC urging them to make a decision on future stadium... (Continue reading)

Maude unveils lottery fund consultation


The Government has launched a new consultation on proposed policy directions for the Big Lottery Fund. The consultation invites views... (Continue reading)

Pickles details riot recovery package

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Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has written to the leaders of the local authorities and fire authorities affected by this month’s... (Continue reading)

DfT to launch ‘lane rental’ scheme

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According to media reports, the Department for Transport is planning on launching a ‘lane rental’ scheme for utility companies to... (Continue reading)

Scots ministers welcome Ofgem moves

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Scottish Ministers have welcomed moves by Ofgem to investigate how big energy suppliers calculate their profits. The energy regulator has... (Continue reading)

Council plans for £600,000 recycling centre


Norfolk county council has unveiled plans for a new £600,000 household waste recycling centre in Caister, near Great Yarmouth. Subject... (Continue reading)

Pickles publishes local Government finance proposals


Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles has published details of new local government financing proposals which leaders say will let councils... (Continue reading)