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Leisure centres could be forced to close without...

The Local Government Association, which represents more than 370 councils in England and Wales, says government will miss a chance to transform the nation’s health if it does not inject new funding into leisure infrastructure in the Autumn... Read More

Councils and API back creation of Parks Action Group

The Local Government Association has backed the creation of a Parks Action Group.The Government announced earlier this month that a £500,000 fund was being created to support the work of the new action, which aims to secure the long-term future... Read More

Councils want answers over ‘hijacking of soft drinks...

Councils are demanding money earmarked for boosting physical activity in schools is not used to plug a black hole in education funding.Instead, the Government needs to find genuinely new money to pay for its recently announced school funding... Read More