Author: Charlie Douglass

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New Guidance on Community Wealth Building for Scotland’s Public Sector

Local authorities play a key role in Community Wealth Building. Gemma Campbell, Land Rights and Responsibilities Manager at the Scottish Land Commission, sets out actions that can be taken in the short and long term to support an inclusive, sustainable, and empowered local economy, where land is used and managed productively and in the public interest.

Scotland Blog Post

#BuyDonegal 2020 Campaign

The #BuyDonegal campaign was developed by Donegal County Council to encourage consumers to buy a Donegal product and then post on social media with the hashtag, as a way of showcasing Donegal business to a global audience. This blog shares the details of creating this campaign.

Ireland Blog Post

Voices from Ukrainian local government

Following a recent event with Ukrainian local government colleagues, we highlight key points from the discussion and how local government around the world can help.

Global Blog Post

Use your home check skills to help refugees

Many local government officers have the skills needed now to make the Homes for Ukraine scheme work in practice. Find out how you can help.

England & Wales, Global Blog Post

Lessons from Ireland and their humanitarian response to Ukraine

In Ireland, much debate and discussion recently have been centred around the required humanitarian response to Ukraine. In this blog, LGIU’s Dr Seán Ó’Riordáin explores the ways in which local government will need to continue to step up in the coming months and years.

Global, Ireland Blog Post

Honouring the Ukrainian spirit

The events unfolding in Ukraine offers us all an important reminder of how precious our democracy is and how we must fight to protect it. LGIU Chief Exec, Jonathan Carr-West explains the vital role local government needs to play right now and in the future.

Global Blog Post