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Birmingham City Council: Food System Strategy 2022-2030

The Birmingham Food System Strategy is the city’s ambitious eight-year approach to creating a bold, sustainable, healthy and thriving food system.

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Birmingham City Council: Food System Strategy 2022-2030

Greater Manchester Combined Authority: Keeping Well this Winter

In December 2020, Greater Manchester's Ageing Hub and partners launched a campaign to support older people who are not online with practical information to keep well in winter.

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Greater Manchester Combined Authority: Keeping Well this Winter

Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council: Fuel Your Knowledge

Calderdale Council hosted 'Fuel Your Knowledge', an event attended by people from across health, voluntary, banking and education sectors to understand how partnership working can support those affected by the rising cost of living.

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Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council: Fuel Your Knowledge

LGA Response: Homelessness Prevention Grant – Technical Consultation, August 2022

The LGA are supportive of a revision to current funding in order to simplify and take into account current housing pressures, but have some concerns about the proposals suggested as they are not necessarily reflective of current strains on homelessness services and will have an extremely adverse effect on London in particular.

LGA Response: Homelessness Prevention Grant – Technical Consultation, August 2022

T Levels explained

T Levels are a two year qualification for 16-19 year olds designed in collaboration with employers. Each T Level is equivalent to 3 A Levels, with the aim to support the young person to develop their skills, knowledge and to thrive in the workplace.

T Levels explained

Councils support local businesses to take advantage of international trade opportunities

The report, which was commissioned by the LGA and produced by Value Adage with support from the Department of International Trade, finds that nearly 6.5 million jobs in the UK are reliant on our ability to export abroad, with firms in London and the south east having the highest number of export-supported jobs.

Councils support local businesses to take advantage of international trade opportunities

Councils' role in supporting the exports industry

The exporting industry is complex and difficult to navigate. The Local Government Association (LGA) has therefore commissioned this guide to provide a resource to councils looking to support local firms to increase their level of exports.

Councils' role in supporting the exports industry