Ambitious vision for economic growth across Sheffield City Region outlined by the Local Enterprise Partnership

Inclusive Industrial Strategy will unlock the potential for faster growth + conference to strengthen links with China...Read more

Birmingham Curzon HS2 station to get Midland Metro interchange

New funding has been authorised to ensure HS2 station includes Midland Metro stop...Read more

Matt Culpin of Jadu talking about CRM Lite for Local Authorities.

Customer experience management (CXM) offers a new level of "personalisation" in the management of council/customer relationships....Read more

Devolution has stalled and the Government has hidden the starting handle.

It is two years since the Government deadline for local areas to submit devolution proposals. Around 34 proposals were submitted but the Government wont tell us how things are progressing...Read more

Solving the rural transport conundrum

Dominic Campbell of FutureGov has been day tripping in Essex and Suffolk asking the question, when is the next bus due?...Read more

Better Connected site draws 18.5 thousand users in first six months of 2017

Better Connected has been reviewing local authority websites since 1999, before some councils even had a site ("a fad that would not last" perhaps?)....Read more

Bins are a national obsession: so how can councils take advantage?

Why are women so under-represented in the Local Government arena?

Midland Metro extension to Birmingham Edgbaston gets £59.8m green light from government

Durham: can it play a solo role in the Northern Powerhouse?

3,000 female councillors needed to bridge gender gap

Axing key services no longer needed says new head of Bedfordshire healthcare review

Councils in business - maximising the opportunities

A future for libraries