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LGA responds to roadmap exit delay
LGA Virtual Annual Conference 2021: book your free ticket now
Welcome events for new councillors
LGA responds to independent review of children’s social care
“We support the ambition of the independent review of children’s social care to make sure children, including those in care, grow up in loving, stable and safe environments.
LGA responds to mandatory vaccinations for workers in care homes
Cllr David Fothergill responds to the Government’s decision to make vaccination a condition of deployment for anyone working in a CQC-registered care home in England for residents requiring nursing or personal care.
Newly elected councillor event, 11 June 2021
Download the presentations and access resources for newly elected councillors.
Unauthorised encampments: Sharing best practice and lessons learned, 15 June 2021
Download presentations from the Cheshire and Warrington Traveller Team and the Multi Agency Traveller Unit, Leicestershire Police.
LGA: Local leadership crucial in climate change challenge
“By working in partnership with government, councils can continue to shape their local areas to help achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050 or sooner.”
LGA responds to Public Accounts Committee report on the adult social care market
“Social care deserves parity of esteem with the NHS and as this report reiterates, action is urgently needed for the care workforce including on pay, conditions, professionalisation, skills and training."
Durham County Council combines datasets using the UPRN to assist vulnerable residents
With the onset of COVID-19, Durham County Council needed to identify vulnerable individuals in the area and target them with specific assistance services.
Using the UPRN to identify vulnerable individuals and provide support during the pandemic in Barnsley Council
At the onset of the pandemic Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council wanted to take a proactive approach to support members of its community. The council opted to build a Vulnerability Index.
London Borough of Waltham Forest: Town hall campus
A One Public Estate (OPE) funded masterplan has enabled the successful delivery of a major transformation programme in Waltham Forest.
Diversity, inclusion and the NGDP
An update from the NGDP’s Programme Manager, Helen Reeves, on the work the NGDP team is doing to ensure NGDP graduates are representative of the communities they serve, and that every candidate has a fair chance to succeed.
Working together to tackle climate change
Taking action to limit global warming
Childhood Obesity meets Building Back Better
Every day we are experiencing and learning more about the negative impacts of the pandemic on the lives of communities across the country and the repercussions this is having on the country’s economy. When setting out how to re-build the economy and get things back on track, a term we keep hearing from Ministers is Building Back Better – but what does this mean, and what should this involve?
Learning from successful community engagement: Bradford Childhood Obesity Trailblazer
The Trailblazer seeks to build the capacity of the Islamic Religious Settings to undertake action against childhood obesity through skills development, and creating an understanding of the wider system and support to access funding.
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