Welcome to All things Scotland, a new weekly overview brought to you by the LGIU Scotland Team. This first edition focuses on what’s coming up in October, including Challenge Poverty Week, Cllr Awards 2022 and several new briefings from LGIU.
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MAV and LGiU Australia have partnered to deliver a forum for local government Councillors, officers and senior management on how the proliferation of short-term rental accommodation (STRA) is impacting local housing availability and what levers councils have to respond.
Over the Summer LGIU’s Hannah Muirhead travelled to Stornoway to hear about how an e-learning programme from the Western Isles became a nationwide provider of remote teaching and benchmark for e-learning globally.
Alice Creasy speaks to Sustainable Food Places Coordinator Vivienne Swan who has been part of the team coordinating Edinburgh’s successful bid to become a silver status sustainable food city. In this interview Vivian discusses some of the challenges and opportunities cities are facing and the importance of working collaboratively to develop sustainable food networks.