An algorithm based on commuting patterns makes new 'Greater Glasgow' the biggest local authority in the UK.
In almost every city, consumer demand and business diversity had a big role to play.
The workplace parking levy is a simple idea, but tricky to implement.
Street lighting may not actually reduce crime – but it can make people feel safer at night.
It may come as a shock to discover that businesses are allowed to pay local authorities for advice on environmental health standards and food labelling.
Sure Start centres are shutting or becoming ‘hubs’, but will they still provide the services which local families value and need?
This is how the working-class traders of Chrisp Street Market stood up to property developers – and won.
Growing numbers of people are using food banks to feed themselves and their families. But many areas where residents face a high risk of food poverty are under-serviced.
The strategy's focus on rotten apples seems destined to fail.
It seems counterintuitive that cuts to teen-pregnancy prevention programmes should lead to fewer pregnancies, but that's what the latest research finds.