2019 marks 35 years since the first Volunteers’ Week. Roshni Mistry, NCVO’s communications assistant, wants to let councillors and officers know how they can get involved.
The UK pioneered the creation of regulated crowdfunding and cumulatively more than £10bn of money has been invested and lent by individuals to businesses, projects and people since its inception in 2004. Karl Harder talks about the potential for local government
Local elections 2019 as they happened LIVE – we covered the results from before the polls opened until the last result was declared. Want to know more about local government and how it’s run? Check out our facts and figures page . See our final press statement on the results here. Tweet us @LGiU to…
In an era of peak unpredictability, tomorrow’s local elections offer a limited snapshot of the state of political opinion in the UK, writes Andrew Hawkins, Chairman of ComRes
Cllr Liaquat Ali MBE from LGiU member Waltham Forest Council reviews the difference that a specially designed chatbot has made to how the council responds to residents neighbourhood concerns.
Like the UK, Ireland has a homelessness crisis. The approach of the Irish government to dealing with the crisis has been markedly different to the UK government. Bob Jordan from the Dublin Region Homeless Executive explains what the response has been.
There is never a dull moment as a Lead Member. Councillor Nancy Maxwell, Lead Member for Area Management and Community Safety at South Tyneside Council shares with us the ins and outs of a week on the job.
Cancer Research UK is asking councillors to help it make the case to central government for increased and sustainable funding for the vital local government public health role. Rebecca Moore explains why.