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Supporting young parents to reach their full potential COVER

Supporting young parents to reach their full potential

Councils have a major role in ensuring your parents get the help they need, whether it is through the services they commission or deliver. Health visitors, family nurse partnerships, early years, children’s centres, youth services and the voluntary sector all have a key role to play.

Public health transformation six years on: partnerships and prevention

Public health transformation six years on: partnerships and prevention

In 2019, despite the huge financial constraints facing public health and councils overall, public health teams have continued to do an excellent job across the whole spectrum of activity.

Health Visitors Health Study front cover

Health visiting: giving children the best start in life

The health visiting service plays a crucial role in giving children the best start in life and councils have embraced the opportunity to make a difference in this key development stage.

housing revenue account cap removal publication cover

Housing revenue account cap removal

The LGA believes it is well-placed to develop a sector-led offer that can help councils to deliver the new homes that their communities need.

Nudges for social good: practical tips and learning from the LGA's behavioural insights programme

Nudges for social good: practical tips and learning from the LGA's behavioural insights programme

Useful hints, reminders and examples which other councils can use when implementing their own behavioural insights projects.

Efficiency and income generation
Beyond Hackitt: protecting the vulnerable in the years ahead COVER

Beyond Hackitt: protecting the vulnerable in the years ahead

We are coming to the end of a period of intense activity in the fire and rescue sector, but one common factor remains unchanged – our sector’s dedication to protecting the vulnerable, whether locally or nationally, from fire or from other danger.

Twenty-first Century Councils

This toolkit has been developed to help councils create the underlying policies, procedures, ethos and environment that encourages and empowers women, parents and carers to become local councillors and take on leadership positions.

Culture-led regeneration achieving inclusive and sustainable growth

Culture-led regeneration: achieving inclusive and sustainable growth

The LGA Culture, Tourism and Sport Board commissioned this guide to see how cultural-led generation can be done, so councils across the country can look at examples that work for them and possibly do something similar.

Breaking the cycle of youth violence COVER

Breaking the cycle of youth violence

Councils are, in many ways, just at the beginning of this journey to curb violent crime with growing evidence that the key is a ‘public health approach’ – treating it as a disease that can be cured. By working together with our local partners we can make a difference.

Get in on the Act: Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Act 2018 COVER

Get in on the Act: Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Act 2018

The Bill completed its parliamentary stages on 16 October 2018 and received Royal Assent, becoming law on 1 November 2018.