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Coronavirus: LGA responds to new waste service guidance
Park closures guidance: LGA response
Coronavirus: information for councils
Useful information for councils on novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
"As this new guidance rightly recognises, decisions on waste and recycling services must always be based on local circumstances."
Coronavirus: LGA responds to Minister park closures guidance
"Councils want to keep parks open, but people need to follow the social distancing advice."
Coronavirus: LGA responds to food voucher extension to cover Easter holidays
“We are pleased that the Government has listened to our call to extend the food voucher scheme to cover the Easter holidays."
Public mental health and wellbeing and COVID-19
A joint LGA/ADPH briefing for Directors of Public Health about the public mental health and wellbeing issues arising from COVID-19.
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The coronavirus outbreak has come with a tidal wave of communications, fears, behaviours, new ways of working and mental health matters that many of
COVID-19: housing, planning and homelessness
Information and guidance related to housing, planning and homelessness including temporary accommodation.
LGA responds to Asphalt Industry Alliance survey on state of local roads
“Councils share the frustration of motorists about the state of our local roads and, as this survey shows, fixing our roads is a priority for them. Despite the financial pressures councils face, they continue to fix a pothole every 21 seconds."
Adult Safeguarding and Homelessness: a briefing on positive practice
The purpose of this briefing is to assist senior leaders, such as members of Safeguarding Adults Boards (SABs), as well as commissioners, practitioners and operational managers who are working across relevant sectors and agencies in this field, to support people who are homeless and at risk of or experiencing abuse or neglect.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) communications support and templates: Community support
The way our local communities are organised has been fundamentally impacted by COVID-19. Local authorities and community organisations are working around the clock to ensure that residents can access the local support that they need in a way that is suitable for them.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) communications support and templates: Volunteers
COVID-19 has impacted the way we live our lives and are able to go out in our communities. Councils across the country are working to engage, mobilise and support thousands of volunteers who are kindly giving their time to their communities and neighbours.
COVID-19 employment law FAQs
Workforce FAQs referring to the situation in England and Wales during the coronavirus outbreak.
COVID-19: contact the LGA
We are here to support your council during the coronavirus outbreak.
Information and guidance related to communications with residents, stakeholders and staff.
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