LGA urges new deal to avoid meltdown
Councils will start to fail their local communities if action is not taken to make their finances more stable, the Local Government Association (LGA) has warned.
Rugby to give Newcastle's economy much-needed boost
Business leaders in the North East have predicted a boost for the local economy following the news that Newcastle will be one of the host cities for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
Government set to nudge ahead with mutuals plans
Ministers announce plans to turn its 'Behavioural Insights Team' into the first policy unit to be 'spun out' from central government.