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Councils reported a six per cent rise in homelessness acceptances in the last quarter of 2014 compared with a year earlier, according to the latest figures.

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has accused members of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority of being "sour and churlish" after a less than enthusiastic response to their Budget Day devolution dea

Council chiefs have called for new banning orders to stop predatory men suspected of grooming children for sex.

The one-off cost of fixing all the potholes in England and Wales has stayed at just over £12bn, despite councils carrying out a record 2.7m repairs in the past year, according to a new survey. 

Councils reported a six per cent rise in homelessness acceptances in the last quarter of 2014 compared with a year earlier, according to the latest figures.

A total of 13,650 households...

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has accused members of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority of being "sour and churlish" after a less than enthusiastic response to their Budget Day devolution...

Council chiefs have called for new banning orders to stop predatory men suspected of grooming children for sex.

The LGA said child protection experts have raised concerns about recent cases...