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Coronavirus: information for councils
LGA responds to rough sleeping figures
Behaviour change and the environment
Useful information for councils on novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
“Councils, working closely with central government, have put in a monumental effort since the start of the pandemic and the Everyone In initiative to rapidly get the vast majority of people sleeping rough off the streets and into safe and suitable accommodation."
Local authority youth services, 24 February 2021
Presentations for this event are available here.
LGA responds to NHS Providers briefing on the future of public health
“We support the Government’s previous review which concluded that responsibility for public health services rightly belongs with councils, but that there also needs to be much stronger joint commissioning of these services between local government and the NHS."
Cheshire West and Chester Council: Partnership working
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Cheshire West and Chester Council (CWaC) has been providing ongoing support for the pre-planning of Primary Care Network (PCN) sites and the roll-out of all COVID-19 vaccination sites across the borough.
LGA responds to annual fly-tipping statistics
Fly-tipping is inexcusable. It is not only an eyesore for residents, but a serious public health risk, costing local taxpayers almost £50 million a year to clear up.
Top tips for getting started
Reducing journeys taken by car
Increasing active travel eg via bicycle or walking
Eliminating fly tipping
Reducing consumption or purchasing behaviour
Obtaining a reusable face covering
Increasing recycling (including food waste, plastic, glass, cardboard/paper etc.)
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