Dr Shashidhar Khandavalli tells us how he and colleagues linked people with frailty to data on people needing assisted bin collections.
As climate change becomes an increasingly pressing issue, so too has the issue of waste and single-use disposable items. To mark No Disposable Cup Day, Georgina Massouraki, Campaigns Officer at Keep Scotland Beautiful, blogs about their Cup Movement campaign and the role local government can play.
LGiU’s Kim Fellows blogs about climate change and what retailers, citizens and governments at all levels can do to tackle it – and why haven’t we done anything until now?
Marcus Johns, researcher at IPPR North, discusses their recent work with northern local authorities to encourage high quality jobs for residents – and what other councils can learn from their experiences. Local authorities can help fight the enduring, severe job quality crisis we are facing. This crisis is characterised by low pay, insecure houses, and…
Andrew Brightwell discusses Public Square's work with councils to revitalise citizen engagement with local democracy.
Councillor Gail Harris is Norwich City Council’s deputy leader and cabinet member with responsibility for social housing. Here she explains the story behind the council’s celebrated new Goldsmith Street development, the first council homes to be nominated for the RIBA Stirling Prize.
Hannah Ormston, Policy and Development Officer at the Carnegie UK Trust takes us through steps Scotland and Wales are taking to shift from a welfare state to an enabling state.
Ahead of World Hepatitis Day, Rachel Halford, Chief Executive of The Hepatitis C Trust, discusses why cuts to local authority funding could be devastating for the fight to eradicate the hepatitis C in this country.
Piali Das Gupta was one of the Commissioners on the LGiU Homelessness Commission; following the publication last week of the final report and recommendations by the Commission she tells us about that experience.
Cllr Iain Malcolm, Leader of South Tyneside Council, explains his authority’s multifaceted approach to regeneration, which takes in much more than the coastline.