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Coronavirus: information for councils
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LGA responds to Government 'Planning for the Future' proposal
LGA responds to NHS Confederation report on mental health services
"We need a new national focus on helping everyone stay mentally well, including those affected by COVID-19, backed-up by funding for councils to spend with local partners such as the voluntary and community sector, on meeting their communities’ mental wellbeing needs."
“We need a new national focus on helping everyone stay mentally well, including those affected by COVID-19, backed-up by funding for councils to spend with local partners."
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.
“Councils are committed to ensuring new homes are built and communities have quality places to live."
Hot weather – information for councils
The Heatwave Plan for England been updated to include hot-weather-related risks and precautions specific to COVID-19.
Consultation webinar on the LGA draft Model Member Code of Conduct - 29 July, 30 July and 5 August 2020
Download the presentations from this event.
Climate action: data
Can we use data to baseline our current environmental position and to learn from others?
Creative industries can play a key role in the COVID-19 recovery
“Local creative industries can be the cornerstone of recovery for our communities and local economies from the impacts of COVID-19."
LGA responds to Children's Commissioner briefing
“Councils have been working closely with schools throughout the coronavirus pandemic to ensure they remain open for vulnerable children and families, and where needed, councils have delivered vital IT equipment for children."
Climate action: local collaborations
How are we supporting and working with all relevant private and civic actors in the area towards climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Climate action: climate justice
How can we identify those who are most at risk from the impacts of climate change, and what is being done to assist the most vulnerable?
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