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Alliance increase membership to build more new homes in the eastern region

BuildEast recently rebranded to reflect their increased membership, and revised operating principles – at the core of which is a commitment to provide a range of housing that meets the needs and ambitions of the East’s divergent comm...

The House youth centre on devolution agenda

The first phase of the country’s largest ever hand over of local authority services which has seen St Austell Town Council take over toilets, parks and the library is on target to be completed by April. Cornwall Council is in the proc...

 Places for People completes Derwent takeover

Places for People has completed the takeover of Derwent Housing Association, with the smaller organisation now sitting as a subsidiary in the larger group. Derwent owns and manages 8,785 units between Sheffield in the north and Milton Keyne...

£1.2bn Cardiff city region findings backed

A key report on a £1.2bn deal for south-east Wales is being backed by local authority leaders. Experts looking at the Cardiff city region said there needs to be better transport links and more collaborative working between councils. T...

Councils back calls for cross-party agreement on social care

Town hall chiefs have backed calls for the prime minister to urgently reach a cross-party agreement on health and social care funding. The chairs of three House of Commons Select Committees have written to Theresa May, warning a ‘poli...