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Barnsley Council: Partnering to deliver the Household Support Fund

Barnsley Council has worked closely with their voluntary and community sector to deliver the Household Support Fund and have allocated some of the funding directly to community organisations who are developing sustainable approaches to the rising cost of living.

Case Study

Barnsley Council: Partnering to deliver the Household Support Fund

Supporting autistic people to flourish at home and beyond – the webinar

In October 2021 LGA CHIP and NDTI delivered a webinar about “Supporting autistic people to flourish at home and beyond by considering and meeting the sensory needs of autistic people in housing.” You can watch the webinar recording and read the answers to questions asked at the webinar.

Supporting autistic people to flourish at home and beyond – the webinar

LGA responds to government’s Net Zero Strategy

"As leaders of local communities, only councils can mobilise and join up the collective action to achieve net zero in our villages, towns, and cities, and are able to impact on more than a third of local emissions through housing, transport and the natural environment."

LGA responds to government’s Net Zero Strategy

Finance peer challenge: Dorset Council

Dorset Council has completed a finance peer challenge with the LGA. The challenge has sought to understand the council’s current position and its approach to financial management, set within the five core themes of the finance peer challenge.

Finance peer challenge: Dorset Council

Loneliness case studies

Councils are at the forefront of tackling loneliness and isolation. We have collated different best practice examples including how a library service is keeping people connected and innovative programmes developed to address digital exclusion.

Loneliness case studies

Getting people talking about menopause

Kirklees Council (KC) prioritises inclusion and the health and wellbeing of their people. With a high proportion of females in the workforce and almost half of those females being of average menopausal age, they recognised the impact that menopause can have on both individuals and the organisation. KC started work in 2018 to create a more supportive and inclusive environment for colleagues approaching or experiencing menopause.

Case Study

Getting people talking about menopause

Information on councillor safety from the Conservative Councillors’ Association

At this time, questions are rightly being asked about the safety of our country’s elected representatives. We wanted to bring to your attention the resources and information available to councillors to support you as you work in your communities.

Information on councillor safety from the Conservative Councillors’ Association