Union Chain Bridge receives £3.14m National Lottery funding

18.09.19:   The oldest operational suspension bridge in the world has received £3.14m in lottery funding, securing its future. The Union Chain Bridge, or Union Suspension Bridge as it is also known, has been providing a crucial transp...

North Oxford looks set for £500m development plan

18.09.19: A £500m development plan for North Oxford looks likely to get the green light from Oxford City Council officers. The proposal includes 480 new homes and offices with a 4,500-job capacity and an 18-bedroom hotel, to be located near the...

Liverpool City Council sells 45% share in John Lennon Airport

18.09.19: Liverpool City Council have joint-sold a 45% share of Liverpool’s John Lennon Airport to investors. Of the sold stake, 35% was originally property of Peel Group and the other 10% belonged to Liverpool City Council, a share which was o...

Councils urged to apply for £120k local road improvement fund

18.09.19: Local authorities across the UK are being urged to apply for a new grant fund, delivered by the Road Safety Trust, aimed towards improving safety on local roads. The Small Grants Funding Programme has an estimated £120,000 budget...

Government awards £2m to prevent illegal greenbelt development

18.09.19: Housing minister Esther McVey has announced £2m funding to “ensure the UK greenbelt remains untouched and protected” by preventing illegal greenbelt development. The funding will be shared across 37 areas of the UK, w...