April 2015

Transforming local archive services - A new collection of 13 case studies

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14 April 2015

Councils have long recognised the potential of local archives to reach out and engage people, helping to develop understanding of the past and present, promoting transparency and contributing towards a range of wider community outcomes. This series of 13 case studies illustrates what can be achieved despite a background of continuing austerity.

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March 2015

Local Solutions, Healthy Lives: council's role in drug and alcohol services

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31 March 2015

This resource commissioned by the Local Government Association describes how public health in a number of councils has started to use the opportunities of a local government setting to improve health and wellbeing.

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Handling complaints for service improvement

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31 March 2015

This workbook been designed as a learning aid for elected councillors. It will take you through the complaints process and your role in it.

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100 Days: Making sure every child has a place at a good local school

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27 March 2015

Councils have a unique responsibility to make sure that there is a school place for every child and face a huge increase in demand. But decisions about funding new places and opening new schools have also been increasingly centralised.

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100 Days: Making sure every child has a place at a good local school – case studies

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27 March 2015

Accompanying the LGA publication '100 Days: Making sure every child has a place at a good local school', this publication features 13 case studies showing how councils have risen to the challenge of find a school place for every child that needs one.

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Realising Talent: A new framework for devolved employment and skills

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27 March 2015

The third in a series of reports this publication proposes a local government solution to the challenges highlighted in the preceding two reports.

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Universal Credit and the European Social Fund

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26 March 2015

A guide to local authority welfare related applications and recent case examples.

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Taxi and PHV Licensing Councillors' Handbook (England and Wales)

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19 March 2015

Councils' critical responsibilities in licensing taxi and private hire vehicle drivers have been highlighted by recent examples of licensed vehicles and premises being used to facilitate the sexual exploitation of young children.

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Councillor Briefing pack: Sustainable Housing

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18 March 2015

Topic specific briefing packs providing guidance and advice to councillors on how preparing for a changing climate can help achieve wider local priorities.

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Councillor Briefing pack: Resilient Communities

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18 March 2015

Topic specific briefing packs providing guidance and advice to councillors on how preparing for a changing climate can help achieve wider local priorities.

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