Nearly 130 public libraries were closed in Britain in the last year: The Guardian

Nearly 130 public libraries were closed in the last year in Britain, while another 3,000 volunteers were introduced to manage the remaining services, as the austerity pressures of the decade…

Fewer young people being treated for drugs even more admit to using - The Guardian

The number of young people in treatment for drug abuse in England has decreased for the ninth consecutive year, despite an increase in the percentage admitting to using drugs. There…

Cornwall council hosted a 17-year-old boy in a tent

A seventeen-year-old vulnerable who was housed in a tent by a council became emaciated and was detained in a psychiatric hospital, the local government surveillance agency said. An investigation by…

Budget 2018: The reaction from Wales in terms of tax cuts and M4 loan powers has increased

The Welsh government has been invited to make progress on the M4 emergency road, with a promised financial boost of over half a billion pounds and the potential for new…

List of owners of local government outlaws empty after six months

The new rogue landowners database of the government was publicized as a key tool for local councils to target the worst landowners in the country, but more than six months…

Banned but still in business: the law fails to stop rogue landowners

Sentenced owners who have been found unfit to rent out their properties are continuing to operate by exploiting the flaws in the law that should protect the most vulnerable tenants.…

Problems in the plastic recycling industry that cost tips up to £ 500,000 per year

The biggest problems in the plastic recycling industry cost local councils in England up to £ 500,000 more each year, as they struggle to cope with the continuing consequences of…

Mutant cells colonize our tissues throughout our lives

The results, published in Science, shows how mutant cells mutate and compete with one another throughout life and only the most suitable mutations survive. Every person accumulates genetic changes, or…

Jeremy Corbyn's Labor Party is not so radical

I'm not a fan of Jeremy Corbyn. He was an ineffective leader of the opposition in parliament, failing to exploit a desperately inept PM and many open political goals. However,…