The health and social benefits of playtime

Many of us would say our happiest childhood memories include playing outdoors. In playtime at school, with friends in the garden in a sandpit or in the street on bikes, playing rounders with siblings on the beach on holiday or in the swings in the park.

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Unhealthiest high streets league table

New research finds towns and cities in North and Midlands are more likely to have higher concentrations of businesses which may harm the public’s health.

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Report: council leaders foresee serious challenges

Only one in ten council Chief Executives are confident their council can protect frontline services in the face of continued austerity over the next five years, according to PwC’s annual survey of local government leadership.

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Association of Colleges warns of the end of adult education and training provision by 2020

New research reveals that over 190,000 course places for people aged 19 and over could be lost next year alone with Health, Public Services and Care hardest hit.

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