Manchester gives senior staff big pay rise; Sheffield & Derbyshire fall out over devolution; Cornwall to keep Brussels office despite Brexit; police storm Lambeth planning meeting

Essex leader calls PM to draw up industry strategy; unions battle Cardiff over leisure centres decision; new scandal at Wirral Council, Nottingham man gets parking ticket while vacuuming car; and more......

The soul of the new democracy

The Johnny Cash Project is an online global collective art project. It works wonderfully as a creative game. It also offers a paradigm for how the new democracy will work and a model for how the new big society might be. A place where everyone votes and every vote counts. A society where every individual is engaged and willing to make a small contribution to a much bigger picture.

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Leeds is receiving £1m from NHS England to turn the Leeds Care Record into Ripple

Zach Beauvais and Adam Green of Zengenti in conversation with Joe Tibbetts

The private soldier, the “grunt”, the foot-slogging, front-line, basic model, soldier is history now

Social care leaders must consider identity and authentication issues as online services set to grow

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Newham council has a 99% accuracy rate in working out which unlicensed properties are rented out.

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VIDEO: Dylan Roberts, Chief Digital Officer City of Leeds, in conversation with Joe Tibbetts

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This week's 25 key Council news stories from around the UK

Geoff Connell - Director of ICT, oneSource, joint committee of LB Newham & LB Havering in conversation with Joe Tibbetts