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Restore active travel funding for councils
Sexual health services at risk of breaking point
2023 Local Government Apprentice of the Year announced
Tree Canopy Cover Survey and Planting Strategy
Babergh and Mid Suffolk used the National Tree Map to establish tree canopy cover across both predominantly rural districts, allowing them to understand tree cover to ward level and spatially, along with the value of benefits trees provide us with.
Restore active travel funding for councils – LGA on NAO report into Active Travel England
It is disappointing that councils have seen an unexpected £200 million cut to their budgets for active travel projects
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council: Inclusive entry-level positions
Barnsley Council’s ‘inclusive offer’ creates opportunities for young people who need extra support to benefit from work.
Adult social care assurance: the return of regulation and the role of elected members, 6 June 2023
Presentations from this event are available here.
Sexual health services at risk of breaking point: LGA responds to UKHSA statistics on new STI diagnoses
These new statistics continue to show that local council-commissioned sexual health services are at risk of breaking point, with rising demand coming at the same time as real terms cuts to funding
Population Intervention Triangle toolkit
Place based approaches for addressing health inequalities, material developed by the LGA and Public Health England.
Technical Briefing 3: Developing Effective Partnerships and Engagement with Residents and Community Groups
This third Technical Briefing outline ways of engaging with residents and the wider community to further green ambitions.
Low Carbon Affordable Housing Development Framework Assessment Tool: Mid Devon District Council
Assessing the carbon impacts of development proposals and identifying the most cost effective methods of achieving higher performance standards.
Service continuity and Care Market Review
You can read the letter from DHSC to DASSs outlining the Service Continuity and Care Market Review from Tom Surrey, Director of Quality, Adult
Markets and modelling project
Phase 1 of this commissioning and market shaping work covers current care market analysis. Phase 2 covers predictive modelling.
During phase 1, PCH
Market sustainability and contingency planning
The following resources help commissioners think about how to support their local markets become more sustainable, as well listing resources that can
Market shaping and viability support programme
This is centred around a series of events with speakers from councils, care providers and other partners who will share their knowledge and expertise
Working with care providers to understand costs
This CIPFA guidance aims to enable and equip commissioners with the knowledge and skills to support
Cost of care
In the lead up to the cost of care exercises being submitted by 14 October 2022, we have been providing a wide-ranging programme of support to
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