Local Government Association

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Challenge 3: Wiltshire Council

In March the LG Challenge 2024 cohort headed to the South West to tackle their third challenge, hosted by Wiltshire Council.

Financial resilience in children’s services

Alongside the wider LGA corporate finance offer, we have a specific offer to help local authorities to better understand the use of resources and capacity across children’s services and the impact of this on budgets.

Cyber security and resilience blueprint series

The LGA is developing a series of blueprints to support councils review and establish their strategic and operational approach to managing their cyber defences and bolstering their resilience plans in the event of a cyber-attack.

LGA principal advisers and regional teams

Our principal advisers and regional teams manage our relationships with local authorities and provide a gateway to our support. Their regional perspective and significant expertise enables them to identify councils’ needs, provide advice, and connect councils with our comprehensive support offer.

Waverley Borough Council

Waverley Borough Council needs people from all backgrounds and experiences who reflect the communities they serve to put themselves forward for election.  Whatever needs changing in your local area, you could be the person to change it by becoming a councillor.

Councillor Joe Porter

Getting stuck into community projects is the bit I like best so I have to be quite disciplined to step back, oversee and allow others in the community to lead.