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Nine in ten councillors back call for social care priority in government
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Sector-led improvement in 2020/21
LGA responds to new advertising rules on unhealthy foods
"Any efforts to tackle the causes of obesity needs to be part of a whole systems approach, if we are to help the Government meet its target of halving childhood obesity by 2030."
NJC for brigade managers - pay award 2021
National Joint Council for brigade managers of local authority fire and rescue services
Councillors from across the country and political spectrum have called on the Government to give greater priority to social care and start committing more resources to it now.
UPRN: Find my local address and street custodian
The ‘find my custodian’ service enables you to identify quickly who your custodian is, to support with enhancements of your case management systems, which is a precursor to making better use of data and improving service delivery in your local area.
LGA Virtual Annual Conference 2021
Road to COP26
Learn about the 26th Climate Change Conference
Planning - House of Commons, 21 June 2021
Councils are committed to ensuring new homes are built and communities have quality places to live. It is vital that these are delivered through a locally-led planning system with public participation
Nottinghamshire County Council: Year 2 Q3 update
Nottinghamshire County Council (NCC) plans to build on their broader whole system approach around the community food environment, to develop food skills, access and support for families with children in the early years.
Pennine Lancashire consortium of local authorities: Year 2 Q3 update
Pennine Lancashire Consortium of Local Authorities plan to test their planning powers to restrict food retailers that do not offer healthier options and to test a range of levers to incentivise them to improve their offer.
London Borough of Lewisham: Year 2 Q3 update
Lewisham plans to test its powers to restrict high in fat, salt or sugar (HFSS advertising and utilise donated outdoor advertising space for health promoting advertisements.
City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council: Year 2 Q3 update
The Trailblazer will harness the potential of Islamic Religious Settings (IRS) and their communities as levers to tackle the cultural, and structural drivers of ethnic inequalities in childhood obesity in Bradford.
Birmingham City Council: Year 2 Q3 update
Birmingham plans to test its powers to influence the social and economic determinants of health to shift towards a healthier food and physical activity economy and environment.
Land Release Fund: Regeneration of Fenwick South, Lambeth
London Borough of Lambeth has benefited from over £800k from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) Land Release Fund (LRF), which is managed by the One Public Estate (OPE) programme, to support delivery of affordable housing and regeneration on council owned land.
Summer preparedness 2021: Heatwaves and protecting the public’s health, 17 June 2021
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