A selection of images representing communities.
The ten most recent circulars and official letters published on all Department for Communities and Local Government sites.
Letter to local authorities confirming arrangements for handling planning casework following the closure of the Regional Government Offices.
Housing Revenue Account Subsidy Determinations 2009-2010: Amending Determinations 2011.
A policy statement on sustainable operations from Sir Bob Kerslake, Permanent Secretary for the Department for Communities and Local Government.
Local Government Minister Bob Neill has written to councils urging greater openness and calling on them to adopt a modern approach so that community bloggers and online broadcasters get the same access to council meetings as traditional accredited media.
New Homes Bonus Final scheme design and provisional allocations - Letters to all LA Leaders, Chief Executives and English MPs.
The Publicity Code provides guidance on the content, style, distribution and cost of local authority publicity.
Letter from Bob Neill to the leaders of local authorities setting out the Government's expectations of council tax increases in 2011-12, and informing them of the capping principles that will be in force.
This letter covers the confirmation of the 2011/12 multipliers, the value of 'Q', the backdated rates moratorium, and the rural rate relief for public houses.
On 4 February 2011, Greg Clark wrote to all local authority leaders about supporting the voluntary sector and small firms.
Letter from Andrew Stunell to all local authority leaders about capitalisation and reserves.