Author: Ingrid Koehler

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Covid-19: Voluntary and community support coordination in Wirral

Individuals, organisations and businesses across Wirral have come together like never before to combat the effects of coronavirus on our community and to protect, support and care for our most vulnerable people. Rachel Howey tells us how they’re doing it.

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Send us your covid clips – we want to hear your voice

We want to hear your story, the local government story of the Covid-19 pandemic.  Send us a short clip of what it’s like working in local government during the pandemic.

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Etiquette in the time of corona

Social distancing doesn’t have to be anti-social. How are communities in your area interacting while staying safe?

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Coordinating volunteers against the corona virus

The call for volunteers has been made, but what role do councils play in coordinating them? A call for practice examples.

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Home Sweet Home Working

Thousands of local government staff are working from home, but can you achieve the same results in splendid isolation? Neil Merrick, a freelance writer and LGIU associate, takes a light-hearted look at making the home your office.

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LGIU Fortnightly: Covid-19, councillors and community

We talk to new-ish councillor Steve Bridger who’s helping to build community support during the pandemic and another councillor Robert Lamb who is carrying on an extra year following the postponement of the local elections. We hear from Ruthe Isden of Age UK about what we can do to  help the most vulnerable. Our Chief…

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Councils and corona

Councils are already facing huge public health and service delivery challenges. Covid-19 is placing even more stress on the system. Ingrid Koehler reflects on our recent work and what that means for local authorities in a time of potential pandemic.

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There’s something catching: Councils, public health and Covid-19

This week we take a closer look at public health showcasing our latest bundle bringing together a range of learning about local public health. We also focus on the stresses and strains of dealing with an epidemic. Plus highlights from the LGiU Daily News service and more great content for LGiU Members and Followers.

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