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  • Councils and health authorities rise to 'green' spending challenge

    Councils and health authorities in England, with a massive annual £58bn of spending power, have pledged to make the way they buy goods and services and run their premises more sustainable.

    • Added: 30 November 2007
    • Site: Local government
  • Government sets out Gateway Plans

    The Prime Minister and Housing Minister Yvette Cooper today published the Thames Gateway Delivery Plan, setting out for the first time how cross-Government investment of more than £9 billion will be spent to deliver Europe's largest regeneration project.

    • Added: 29 November 2007
    • Site: Local government
  • Community ownership gains new momentum

    Street markets run by the traders, old fire stations turned into community centres and listed buildings being restored for the benefit of the general public are just some of the assets which will be transferred into the hands of local people.

    • Added: 29 November 2007
    • Site: Local government

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