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Your LGA membership 2023 pack

We hope that this membership pack demonstrates the value of councils working together through the LGA as your national voice.

Call for evidence: Supporting women and girls to be active

The LGA Culture, Tourism and Sport (CTS) Board is committed to tackling inequalities, promoting equality and supporting councils to help communities to be active. Over the next two years the CTS Board will take an in-depth look at a range of inequalities with the aim of sharing effective practice within the sector. The first of these will focus on women and girls.

Challenge 1: Newcastle City Council

It’s January 2024, and the return of the LGA’s officer leadership development programme and annual competition, the Local Government Challenge. For challenge one, our cohort of 10 officers, participating from councils all over the country, headed to Newcastle City Council in the North East.

Discharge to recover and then assess

John Bolton is a former director of social services and a former strategic finance director at the Department of Health. For the past decade, John has worked as an independent consultant with health and care systems across the United Kingdom on effective and efficient use of resources, including the most cost-effective way of managing the discharge of older people from hospital. He has been working with the Better Care Fund Support Programme to deliver improvement support to systems.

February 2024: Launching Diverse by Design for Adults Social Care at NCASC

In this blog, Lindsey Martin, Partners in Care and Health Workforce Advisor, takes us to Bournemouth for takes us to Bournemouth for the launch of their new equality, diversity and inclusion workbook. It’s Friday 1 December, it’s the last day of the National Conference for Adult and Children's Services (NCASC), and it’s been snowing!