Minister tells councils not to depend on fine income
Councils should not be depending on income from litter fines when drawing up their future budgets, a minister has suggested.
Councils to be banned from charging for disposal of DIY waste
The Government has proposed banning local authorities from charging for the disposal of DIY waste from households.
Five firms fined £33m over prepaid cards cartel
Five firms that provided councils with prepaid cards for vulnerable people have been fined more than £33m by the UK regulator for ‘cartel behaviour’.
Pacman v illegal parker
Who doesn’t love a retro video game? This was the question asked by Doncaster MBC on Twitter.
Newham fined over gangs data breach
A fine of £145,000 has been imposed on Newham LBC after information about gang members fell into the hands of criminals.
Council fined £27,000 over Legionella case
A district council has pleaded guilty to a health and safety breach after a leisure centre customer contracted Legionnaire’s Disease.