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Coronavirus: information for councils
Apply now: Design in the public sector programme 2020
LGA responds to Government 'Planning for the Future' proposal
LGA responds to Carers UK report on need for more support for carers
“We know that caring can place a real strain on carers – emotionally, physically and financially, especially during this pandemic, which is why councils are committed to doing all they can to support them."
Useful information for councils on novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
COVID-19: outdoor events guidance
A note bringing together relevant guidance on outdoor events and provides an overview of the current position.
Design in the public sector programme
The Design in Public Sector programme equips councils with design skills and methods to apply to their toughest local climate challenges and most ambitious aspiration or mission.
Design in the Public Sector programme applications open
Councils in England are set to benefit from this year’s Design in the Public Sector programme which is themed on tackling climate change.
LGA - Tougher licensing powers needed to crack down on COVID-19 safety breaches
Pubs and other licensed premises should be made to comply with COVID-19 safety guidelines with councils given the powers to close down places where rules are being flouted.
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