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Yorkshire met announces new chief Subscription

Sarah Norman is set to be appointed chief executive of Barnsley MBC.

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County sees off SEND children's budget challengeSubscription

High court rules council did not have a duty to consult on budget proposals


Digest: Local welfare assistance payouts fall by 75% Subscription

New research by the Children’s Society finds fewer than 200,000 applications were granted nationwide in 2017-18 


New £9.75m fund to clean high streetsSubscription

Councils are allocated a minimum of £2,000 and a maximum of £195,000, weighted to population size . 

China is challenging the US on multiple fronts

Why president Xi could have an impact on kerbside collectionsSubscription

A guest briefing from LGC’s sister title, Materials Recycling World 

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Analysed: The price of permitted development rightsSubscription

The use of permitted development rights is costing communities and council planning teams dear – but the government wants to extend them


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How analytics, data and insight can transform social careSubscription

14 November, 2018 By Mark Smulian

Data can facilitate early intervention and prevention while salvaging council’s finances, Mark Smulian reports.