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LGA - Restore £1.7 billion early intervention funding...
A child-centred recovery – where all young people can thrive
LGA – Surge in lockdown recycling collection
Eight in 10 councils saw an increase in the amount of recycling being collected since the outbreak and national lockdown.
Black History Month briefing, House of Commons, 20 October 2020
At the LGA we will be helping to celebrate and honour the accomplishments of black Britons by sharing councillor perspectives on the importance of Black History Month and the vital contributions of black councillors to our local communities.
Climate action: energy
How are we integrating sustainability and resilience into energy plans?
Building a better railway for the future – webinar, 16 October 2020
Helen McAllister, Strategy & Planning Director (Wales, West & FNPO), Network Rail Jools Townsend, Chief Executive, Community Rail Network
LGA responds to NAO broadband roll-out report
"The Government should use the upcoming Spending Review as an opportunity to empower councils to place a local digital champion in every local area to help facilitate delivery and support providers to install gigabit-capable broadband as quickly as possible."
LGA responds to CQC State of Care report
“The unequal impact of COVID-19 on people using and working in social care needs to be addressed as part of future reforms, as well as building on the importance of closer working and local approaches."
What does the future of commercial activity look like post COVID-19?, 13 October 2020
The resilience of the local authority brand - Deborah King, Managing Director, Noodle London Rethinking strategy during market instability - Professor
Free commercialisation support available from the LGA
Free councillor training: Commercial skills for councillors masterclasses The LGA has developed two new free masterclasses to support councillors as
Supplier payments over £500 | September 2020
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Tackling gum litter in known hotspots, Islington Council
In January 2017 and from September 2019, Islington Council have partnered with social enterprise Behaviour Change to pilot innovative new signage, funded by Mars Wrigley, to help tackle the issue of littered gum in known hotspots such as shopping centres, train stations and transport hubs. The signs are simple and scalable and have been proven to be twice as effective as clean-up alone.
The Royal British Legion Remembrance overview 2020
Remembrance is the act of honouring those who serve to defend our democratic freedoms and way of life. We unite across faiths, cultures and backgrounds to remember the service and sacrifice of the Armed Forces community from Britain and the Commonwealth.
Care technology diagnostic and planning resource
The resource is a practical tool to enable councils to review their local care technology approach in a structured way and to act as a catalyst for further activity. It was developed by the Care and Health Improvement Programme in partnership with Rethink Partners and councils.
Service continuity care market review (SCCMR): Q&A webinar presentation
The ask of regional colleagues as part of the SCCMR is to provide:
LGA responds to AA report on council road repairs
“It would take almost £10 billion for councils to bring our local roads up to scratch. It is vital that the Spending Review provides the funding councils need to tackle the growing backlog of repairs which councils face.”
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