A £4.5m Social Investment Fund has been launched to help charities and social enterprises across England to reduce homelessness.

COUNCILS in the South East say they are often not informed when homeless families are sent to their areas by London boroughs who cannot house them, a BBC investigation has found.

LIVERPOOL City Council’s chief executive has temporarily stepped down following his arrest in relation to a long-running fraud investigation.

MANCHESTER City Council and the British Red Cross have joined forces to launch an appeal for victims of last night's suicide attack at the Manchester Arena.

LIVERPOOL City Council's chief executive Ged Fitzgerald has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice and witness intimidation as part of a police investigation into financial irregularities at Lancashire County Council.

GREATER MANCHESTER mayor Andy Burnham has condemned a suspected suicide bombing at Manchester Arena as an “evil act”.

PLANS to increase the use of deferred payments to claw back social care costs from the sale of a home are on "shaky foundations" because the effectiveness of the existing system varies greatly between councils, a former minister has warned.

THRESEA May has said the Conservatives would consult on an "absolute limit" on what people pay for social care, in an apparent U-turn on the manifesto policy published last week.

NHS vanguards designed to develop new models of care for patients and staff could miss an opportunity to "revolutionise" mental health services because they are not giving them a high enough priority, a report has warned.

ELECTED MAYORS will no longer be a condition of devolution deals after the measure was dropped from the Conservative, Labour and Lib Dem manifestos.

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