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.
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.
A key benefit of LGA membership is sharing good practice amongst our councils. Our good practice provides useful insight and examples for any Independent group members looking to learn from others. Resources include councillor workbooks, an example Covid-19 recovery plan from North Kesteven and a handy template which summarises how to set terms of the Memorandum of Understanding between different parties.
Our new capital grant funding is available to help the delivery of estate regeneration projects by contributing to the capital costs of implementation. It forms part of the Government's wider £100 million Brownfield Land Release Fund delivered through the One Public Estate programme.
The Local Government Association (LGA) Liberal Democrat Group Next Generation has been developed within the traditions and values of the Liberal Democrat party, drawing on a range of experts to create an unparalleled political development opportunity for participants.
Fit for the Future consultation feedback - executive summary and next steps
Fit for the Future is an initiative developed in a partnership between the National Employers (England), the Local Government Association (LGA) and the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) – referred to as “the partners” within this document.
Birmingham plan to test their powers to influence the upstream, social and economic determinants of health to shift towards a healthier food and physical activity economy and environment through planning powers and apprenticeships and employment training.
Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council: Town Centre Low Carbon Energy Network
Solihull Council has embarked on a scheme to deliver an alternative source of affordable low carbon energy to the town centre. The network will distribute low carbon heat and power from a single energy centre directly into town centre buildings. The energy centre at the heart of this network will provide a range of renewable and low carbon energy solutions including air source heat pumps and gas combined heat and power.