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LGA corporate environmental policy

As the voice of local government, the LGA aims to lead by example. This policy sets out our commitment to tackling the climate and ecological emergency and the steps we will take in order to achieve this.

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.

Place-led Working for Culture: a moment for change

Val Birchall, immediate past chair of the Chief Cultural and Leisure Officers Association (CLOA), explores how we need a 'national rethink' about how we support and grow cultural provision as an essential component of place-led working.

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Arts Council England: culture and devolution

Paul Bristow, Director, Strategic Partnerships and Place Policy at Arts Council England explores what a coherent approach to funding and governance would look like at a local, national and regional level. What mechanisms would enable this? How could this support the delivery of a legitimate local cultural strategy?

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Culture and devolution think pieces - foreword

Councillor Liz Green, Chair of the LGA's Culture, Tourism and Sport Board, Sir Nicholas Serota, Chair of Arts Council England and Lord Neil Mendoza provided a foreword for the launch of the think piece series.

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