Rubbish and recycling - customer conversion to digital services is slow

Evidence from a new survey commissioned by Yotta suggests that the appetite for using digital channels to access rubbish and recycling services is less developed than it might be....Read more

Council appeals £150k fine imposed over publication of sensitive data

Basildon Council has confirmed it is to appeal a £150,000 penalty for publishing sensitive personal information in planning application documents that were made public online reports Local Government Lawyer....Read more

Making space for digital growth. The rise of the tech sector and how planners can support its evolution

As the UK’s digital tech sector goes from strength to strength, Donna Gardiner looks at the role of planning and policy in fostering its future growth…...Read more

Councils must do it for themselves

With Westminster and Whitehall distracted local government must look to itself to improve the lives and prospects of their citizens....Read more

Joining up data to catch vulnerable families before they fall

Speed is of the essence when it comes to pulling families back from the brink of crisis, says Martin Gray, Director of Children’s Services  at Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council. Here he talks about their work identifying and helping vulnerable families....Read more

How will digital technology transform planning?

The RTPI and Idox "innovations in digital planning" workshop at CLGLive 2017 includes presentations from GLA and Greater Manchester Combined Authority who are using big data to map infrastructure networks and shape the growth of their city-regions. ...Read more

Danish local politician claims she has been sexually harassed by "both sides of the political spectrum"

Delivering Digital Inclusion ‘in a place’ with Local and Combined Authorities

Information and advice on elderly care improves but some way to go

Midland Metropolitan medics to cycle and car-share to work

New rules to raise housing standards present challenges and opportunities for HMO landlords and local authorities

Directories and portals to join up social care

Telford's landmark footbridge plans approved

Licensing late night cities: a balancing act for local councils