• Kent calls for urgent response to Dover chaos

    25 July 2022

    Kent CC and its local partners have called for an urgent national response to the chaos and delays approaching the Port of Dover after distributing water and food to those affected through the weekend.

  • Transforming Glasgow into a world-class smart city

    23 June 2021

    Cllr Angus Millar explains how a new single-supplier contract for a full fibre network marks a huge step forward in delivering significant benefits to Glasgow – giving the council cutting-edge technological capability.

  • How Irish innovation is helping the green recovery

    25 November 2020

    Smart traffic solutions are helping councils meet a range of sustainability objectives, says Enterprise Ireland's UK Local Authority Lead Laura Brocklebank.

  • How linking energy with data can unlock community benefits

    11 September 2020

    Moving to a low carbon world, the required level of data granularity and quality will be critical. But with that will come considerable benefits for councils and the communities they serve, says Stephen Stead.

  • How 5G Will Make Cities Smarter

    25 July 2019

    Local authority funding has dropped by 21% in the last decade. Head of BT surveillance argues Brian Jackson argues that rescue could come in part from the arrival of 5G

  • Street smart

    18 June 2019

    Hackney LBC is rolling out School Streets – a ban on traffic outside schools around pick-up and drop-off times – and has designed a free toolkit to help other councils through the process of introducing the policy. Kim Wright explains.

  • Coventry ordered to implement clean air zone

    17 May 2019

    Coventry City Council has accused the Government of using ‘heavy handed’ tactics after it was ordered to implement a clean air zone.