Further devolved powers will help drive West Midlands recovery

14.08.20: West Midlands council leaders and Mayor, Andy Street, are calling on the Government to grant additional devolved powers to the region to aid its local recovery efforts from the coronavirus pandemic. Leaders have submitted a proposal to Gove...

Calderdale Council approves £101m capital spending programme

14.08.20: Calderdale Council have approved a wide range of projects, from highways to schools and housing, as part of a £101m capital spending programme. The approved spending was a notable increase in cost from past budgets, with the council&r...

South Wales low carbon heat projects given £8m funding boost

14.08.20: Hundreds of homes and buildings, such as leisure centres and local council offices, across south Wales will receive low carbon energy from new heat work projects following an £8m funding boost announced by the UK Government. The fundi...

£150m of contracts announced for Redcar Steelworks demolition

13.08.20: Today (13 Aug) Ben Houchen, Tees Valley Mayor, has revealed a £150m programme of demolition work across the vast site, including the Redcar Blast Furnace and Coke Ovens, which could create up to 300 jobs. The programme is set to last...

New digital workplace framework launched with £75m potential savings

12.08.20: A new procurement framework developed by NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) has been launched to assist public sector organisations to purchase cost-effective IT solutions, potentially saving an estimated £75m. The Digital Workpla...