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LGA responds to new COVID-19 restrictions announcement
Forget What You Think You Know... about climate action
LGA responds to adult social care reform white paper
LGA responds to Shelter research showing 274,000 now homeless
“These figures should be a wake-up call to the need for a cross-departmental government plan to tackle homelessness"
LGA responds to Health and Social Care Committee report on children and young people’s mental health
“Early intervention and prevention services play a crucial role in helping children to avoid reaching crisis point in the first place and we support this report’s calls for early access open support. "
“Councils continue to do all they can to keep their communities safe, while encouraging everyone who is eligible to get vaccinated. These extra measures are a reminder that COVID-19 remains a serious public health threat, especially with the new Omicron variant and rising case numbers.
Personal safety for councillors, 8 December 2021
Presentations from this event are available here.
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, creating pollution and attracting rats and other vermin. It also costs local taxpayers at least £50 million a year to clear up."
South Cambridgeshire District Council: Visit South Cambs website
South Cambridgeshire District Council formed the Business Support and Development team in summer 2020 to provide essential services and impact economic growth across the district. One of their first tasks was to assist in the distribution of government grants throughout the pandemic. The focus progressed to how the council could further help businesses as we emerged from the pandemic, which led to the development and launch of the Visit South Cambs website.
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