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Motorists to be given 10 minute leeway when parking tickets run out

A change in the law is planned to take effect in the next few weeks which will see the leeway applied to council parking

6 March 2015

Thousands make pothole damage claim

Almost 50,000 drivers made claims against councils for damage caused to their vehicles by potholes in 2013/14

26 January 2015

Struggling with benefit changes? Contact your council - £20m unclaimed last year

More than £20m meant to help those struggling with housing costs following benefit reforms wasn't spent by councils

25 June 2014

More authorities increasing council tax bills

A survey finds 41% of councils in England plan to hike bills this year, up from 15% last year

28 February 2013

Lloyds TSB lends mortgage hand to first time buyers

First-time buyers struggling to get on the property ladder can get funding from local authorities under a new scheme driven by Lloyds TSB

16 March 2011