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Bath Council Refuses To Allow 5G Mast

Fearmongering victory? Local council in Bath refuses permission for 5G mast, after local resistance and intervention of Lib Dem MP

12 months ago

Bristol City Council Data Breach Revealed Names Of Disabled Children

Mass email from the council contained the names and email addresses of children with special educational needs and disabilities

1 year ago

Hackney Council Systems Downed In ‘Serious’ Cyberattack

Ransomware attack? Hackney Council in London admits it has been the target of a 'serious' cyberattack and urges people not…

1 year ago

Redcar Council Still Crippled By Ransomware Attack

Pen and paper still being used. Northern local council admits its IT systems are still down, 19 days after a…

2 years ago

Council Staff Revert To Pen And Paper Following ‘Cyber-Attack’

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council online services offline for more than a week following incident that experts call a likely…

2 years ago

Google Disbands AI Advisory Council

That lasted long. Google pulls the plug on AI council over concern of a couple of its female members

3 years ago

BT Calls For Open Access To Street Furniture For Better Coverage

Want better coverage for 4G and 5G? BT says councils need to stop restricting access to lamp posts

3 years ago

Canterbury Council To Move 85 Percent Of Services Online By 2019

Two-year, £200,000 contract with Jadu intended to create 'Amazon-like' user experience for Canterbury's 160,000 residents

4 years ago

Yorkshire Local Council Systems Hit By Extended Outage

The email, web and phone services of Kirklees Council were knocked offline on Boxing Day and are yet to be…

5 years ago

Southend-on-Sea Council Plans £1.5m Data Centre

Local borough council scouts for provider to build hybrid cloud data centre to serve as Digital Strategy catalyst

6 years ago

Majority Of Local Councils Now ‘Share Services’

Tight budgets sees almost all local councils in the UK sharing services including IT and other services

6 years ago

Islington And Camden Councils Merging IT To Save “Precious” Cash

Consolidated ICT service looks to reduce annual spend to £21m, down from £25m

6 years ago

Council Websites Draw Increasing Mobile Visitors

Local authorities need mobile-friendly council websites, a study says

9 years ago

ICO Slaps Stoke City Council With Hefty Data Breach Fine

Council gets massive fine after emails are sent to the wrong person,

9 years ago

Leeds City Council Opens Doors To BYOD Trend

Leeds City Council has embraced the BYOD trend after it opted to become agnostic to mobile handsets

10 years ago

Aylesbury Council Invites Bids For Cloud Framework

Aylesbury announces plans for a £1.5m cloud to save costs and integrate its solutions

10 years ago

South Lanarkshire Plans £40m IT Revamp For Schools

South Lanarkshire Council is looking for an IT supplier for schools and libraries acros the region

10 years ago

Birmingham Plans £100m Public Wi-Fi Network

Birmingham City Council is lookingt for partners to build a wireless network on its lamp-posts

10 years ago

ICO Slates Council For Posting Salary Details Online

Dumfries & Galloway Council put personal details for 900 staff members on a website

10 years ago

Government Tenders Services Network Agreement

Buying Solutions has tendered a PSN framework agreement valued at £2bn for joined-up government services

10 years ago

Project Pathway Proves Its Mettle

The first steps of establishing a Public Services Network linking local authorities is being hailed as a success

10 years ago

Birmingham Council Throws Data Warehouse At Fraudsters

Birmingham City Council has used data matching technology to catch £6.8m of false tax discounts

11 years ago

Council Website Failings Hit With Both Barrels

Socitm says many council websites are underperforming, while Eric Pickles hits out at Nottingham rebels

11 years ago

PCI-DSS 2.0 Emphasises Transaction Log Management

The PCI Security Standards Council has updated the PCI DSS and PA-DSS with clarifications to help businesses improve compliance and…

11 years ago