Local Government Association

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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.

Case Study

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.

Case Study

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.

Case Study

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

Factsheets

Our factsheets offer guidance on a range of resources including governance, social media and budget setting.

Factsheets

Good practice examples and templates

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.

Good practice examples and templates

Estate Regeneration 2021 Funding Opportunity: Prospectus

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.

Estate Regeneration 2021 Funding Opportunity: Prospectus

Liberal Democrat Next Generation 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.

Liberal Democrat Next Generation programme

Birmingham City Council: Year 2 Q4 update

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.

Birmingham City Council: Year 2 Q4 update

Building on the Hertfordshire Green Belt

Letter to The Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP from Daisy Cooper, MP for St Albans; Cllr Chris White, Leader, St Albans District Council; and Cllr Sarah Nelmes, Leader, Three Rivers District Council

Building on the Hertfordshire Green Belt

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.

Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council: Town Centre Low Carbon Energy Network