Many councils are making heroic efforts to support their communities during the cost of living crisis. Councillor Ruth Berkley from South Tyneside Council outlines their approach with partners.
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.
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.
Laura Catchpole, LGIU Associate, looks at museums and their roles in our communities as part of our Global Local bulletin on museums and heritage.
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.
This week’s Global Local bulletin focuses on modern slavery and the role local government can play in prevention, detection and support for victims.
Our thoughts for the families and friends of those lost in Creeslough, Donega, the injured and the public servants working to support them.
Andrew Walker outlines new cross-country research on whole systems funding for autonomy and innovation in local government.