Community safety  

Fire authorities to share £75 million fund

17 October 2014
Read the comments of Councillor Jeremy Hilton, Chair of the LGA's Fire Services Management Committee, as he responds to the DCLG announcement today that fire and rescue authorities will share a £75 million fund for 37 projects to help ensure better and more efficient front-line services for the public.


Care reform: implementing your programme

15 October 2014
Access this resource related to care and support reform. It sets out the learning and development resources, practice guidance and practical tools available to support the social care sector, as well as those currently in development.

Community safety  

Key FGM guidance for councils

13 October 2014
This new LGA resource on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) aims to help councils raise awareness of FGM within their own organisation, with their local partners and their communities.

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