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‘Fly-tipping farm-aggedon’ continuing to blight rural communities

'Fly-tipping farm-aggedon' continuing to blight rural communities Rural communities are increasingly being targeted by a “fly-tipping farm-aggedon”, with more rubbish being dumped in agricultural areas, new figures reveal today, prompting councils to call for tougher penalties to punish offenders. The...
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DCN response to the PSAA consultation on the audit fee scale for 2021-22

DCN response to the PSAA consultation on the audit fee scale for 2021-22 The District Councils' Network has welcomed the opportunity to share our members' concerns around audit quality, cost, and timescales. Our response to the PSAA consultation on the...
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District Councils’ Network responds to local government finance settlement

District Councils' Network responds to local government finance settlement Responding to the Local Government Finance Settlement, Cllr John Fuller OBE, Chairman of the District Councils’ Network, said: “Throughout the pandemic, it is district councils who have been on the frontline...
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Leisure centre rescue package needed to tackle post-pandemic obesity boom

Leisure centre rescue package needed to tackle post-pandemic obesity boom Councils warn future of leisure centres needs to be secured more than ever to get “inactive Britain” going again and tackle the growing obesity crisis and boost people’s mental health...
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Consultation response: Supporting Housing Delivery and Public Sector Infrastructure

Consultation response: Supporting Housing Delivery and Public Sector Infrastructure The proposals within this consultation will have wide-reaching implications for local communities. In our response to the consultation, we outline a number of serious concerns if these proposals go ahead, and...
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