Families affected by cuts to be given work
The first 31 recruits start this month in full- or part-time jobs, says Greenwich council
LGA: People don't want weekly bin rounds
Eric Pickles says that over 6m families will now have a weekly bin service thanks to £250m funding
Sheffield council investigating 'extremely serious' confidential data breach
Sheffield to face ICO questions and has begun its own investigation into an 'extremely serious breach'
Dutch councils use hi-tech bins to cut costs and emissions
Vodafone assists 25 local authorities to reduce carbon emissions through 'revolutionary' refuse collection
Scottish council fined £250k after losing staff pension records
Pension records, bank details and salary information on hundreds of employees were dumped in supermarket recycle bins
Council's bin survey asks: ''Are you gay?''
Managers have only themselves to blame for being ridiculed in the national press after putting sexual orientation in a questionnaire asking people how they dispose of their rubbish, writes Blair McPherson
Collaborating across sectors for better outcomes
New ideas, ground breaking policies and leading-edge practice are needed to transform public services that meet people's needs and give them real choice, writes John Tizard, director of Collaborate