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Local flood risk management
A short guide to publicity during the pre-election period
This guide provides advice and guidance on the publicity restrictions that should be observed by local authorities during the pre-election period.
Child abuse linked to faith and belief rises by a third, councils reveal
“Councils are determined to tackle the practice of FGM and work with partner organisations to do everything possible to protect and support children and young people."
Taking a Public Health Approach to Tackling Serious Violent Crime - 13 November 2019
LGA Business Plan 2019 - 2022
This business plan sets out how the Local Government Association (LGA) will continue to support and be an advocate for councils in the next three years.
Teaching & learning responsibility (TLR) payments
Erimus, boosting community cohesion, Middlesbrough
Middlesbrough Town Hall underwent the biggest refurbishment in its 129-year history to create a town hall for the 21st century, restoring rarely seen elements of the Grade II-listed building and giving the spaces new energy.
Grenfell Tower inquiry report: LGA response
Lord Porter, LGA building safety spokesman, responds to the publication of the Grenfell Tower inquiry report.
Teachers’ appraisal and pay
LGA and NALC join forces to tackle loneliness
"Working together and toward a common goal we can build connected communities equipped and resourced to respond effectively to a wide range of needs.”
This guide outlines the current loneliness policy context, uses a range of case studies to demonstrate effective local delivery models working in practice, and provides useful check lists and top tips on how to measure and evaluate outputs.
Thousands of young people missing out on vital careers support, councils warn
School pupils and college students will miss out on a government programme designed to prepare children for life after school or higher education, councils warn today.
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