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LGA launches attack on DfT over traffic fine surplus plans

17/05/2024

Council bosses have hit back at the Department for Transport over plans to restrict their ability to generate surpluses from traffic contraventions, calling the plans misguided and even questioning whether the Government violated pre-election rules.

LGA warns 2017 could be ‘tipping point’ year for potholes

09/01/2017

Local authorities have warned that 2017 could represent a tipping point for potholes with new analysis showing the repair bill could reach £14 billion within two years. 

Councils ready for winter, LGA survey shows

07/11/2016

Almost half of councils are at the limit of storage capacity when it comes to storing grit in readiness for winter.

LGA: Give councils power to adopt lane rental schemes

15/08/2016

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called for councils to be given powers to introduce lane rental schemes in order to minimise disruption caused by roadworks.

Winter flooding causes £250m of damage

25/03/2016

Almost £250 million in damage was caused to key infrastructure like roads, bridges, public rights of way, and drainage systems by this winter’s flooding, research carried out by the Local Government Association (LGA) reveals.

LGA wants “reckless” lorry drivers to be fined by councils

01/03/2016

The Local Government Association (LGA) wants local councils to be given the power to fine lorry drivers who career through rural communities and cause damage to country roads.

1.2m tonnes of salt stockpiled for winter

25/11/2015

Local authorities have stockpiled 1.2 million tonnes of salt in readiness for winter, according to a new survey of highways bosses.

LGA wants fuel duty spent on improving roads

07/07/2014

Investing fuel duty back into road maintenance would allow councils to bring crumbling roads back up to scratch within a decade, the Local Government Association (LGA) has claimed.

LGA warns against CCTV parking ban

10/04/2014

The Local Government Association (LGA) has warned against plans to ban CCTV parking cameras.

Councils and utility companies sign street works pledge

13/02/2014

A taskforce that has been set up to help improve the quality and reduce the impact of essential utility works has created a street works pledge.

Councils stockpiling salt in preparation for winter

11/11/2013

Councils are stockpiling more salt in preparation for this year’s winter, according to the latest figures from highways bosses.

LGA warns UK’s roads are at mercy of the weather

19/06/2013

Another severe winter could lead to parts of Britain’s local road network becoming unusable, the Local Government Association (LGA) has warned.

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