Author: Ingrid Koehler


Local response to crisis offers some hope

In an article originally published in the MJ, our Chief Executive Jonathan Carr-West reflects on the hope and comfort provided by local public services in the cost of living crisis.

England & Wales, Global, Scotland

Say Boo-nicipal! Local government at Halloween

Ingrid Koehler looks at some spooktacular local government efforts. From recounting tales of local ghosts to making sure kids stay safe, councils are at the heart of our community celebrations of Halloween.

Global Blog Post

Museums as community assets

Laura Catchpole, LGIU Associate, looks at museums and their roles in our communities as part of our Global Local bulletin on museums and heritage.

England & Wales, Global Blog Post

Big ideas, but little substance

Jonathan Carr-West is Chief Executive of LGIU takes stock of the political ideas and (what there is of) practicalities at the end of party conference season.

England & Wales

Modern slavery and the role of local government

This week’s Global Local bulletin focuses on modern slavery and the role local government can play in prevention, detection and support for victims.

England & Wales, Global, Scotland Blog Post

At the heart of a devastated community

Our thoughts for the families and friends of those lost in Creeslough, Donega,  the injured and the public servants working to support them.

Global, Ireland Blog Post

New for you from LGIU

We’ve been listening to your feedback and have made some changes we think you’ll like.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Blog Post