As this refresh and previous versions of New Conversations guides show, the context within which local authorities have to carry out community engagement is always changing. As such, we want to see this as a dynamic and evolving guide to make sure you are supported to meet the needs of your communities.
LGA responds to government guidance on the Fair Cost of Care
"Adult social care is facing a funding gap for current services, increasing each year due to inflation and other costs even with these reforms fully funded. This is without considering the immediate need to address unmet and under met need on these overburdened systems."
COVID-19 has changed how we live, work and communicate with each other. During the COVID-19 crisis, local authorities rose to the challenge and engaged with their communities at an unprecedented level and pace.
LGA Roundtable: How can councils deliver a visitor economy offer to support local growth and recovery?
The purpose of this roundtable was to provide high level thinking from councils around the opportunities and challenges in developing a visitor economy strategy to attract more visitors and deliver growth.
Nottingham Together – Let’s Talk; challenging division and polarisation
In response to rising rates of hate crime, and a desire to make communities more resilient, Nottingham City Council sought to tackle prejudice by equipping people with the skills and confidence to effectively respond to it.