LGA responds to latest ONS figures on care home deaths

Responding to the latest ONS figures on deaths from COVID-19 in the community, which show there were 8,312 coronavirus-related care home deaths registered up to 1 May, Cllr Ian Hudspeth, Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Community Wellbeing Board, said:... View Article

New images of £1bn Purfleet-on-Thames regeneration revealed

New images have been released showing how the £1bn regeneration of Purfleet-on-Thames will transform the town centre and riverfront, with upgraded transport links sitting alongside new homes, social infrastructure and a 1m sq. ft. creative complex. Purfleet Centre Regeneration Limited... View Article

LGA responds to PM address to nation on Coronavirus

Responding to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s address on the road map for reopening society, Cllr James Jamieson, Chairman of the Local Government Association, said: “It is encouraging that we are now moving into the next phase of tackling this virus... View Article

ZHA to build CECEP’s new Shanghai headquarters

Following the international design competition, Zaha Hadid Architects has been selected to build the new Shanghai headquarters of the China Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Group (CECEP). CECEP is the country’s leading company initiating and funding projects with a focus... View Article

Housing association volunteers boost community response to Covid-19

Organisations in Stafford providing support for vulnerable members of the community during the coronavirus outbreak have received a welcome boost thanks to employees from the area’s leading provider of affordable homes. Gavin McAlister, Community Engagement Advisor at Stafford and Rural Homes –... View Article

Site manager’s kind gesture goes viral

When a site manager came to the help of a newly moved-in couple on one of his developments, little did he know that the kind gesture would go viral on social media! Will Rudd, site manager at Persimmon Homes North... View Article