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Bringing the Global Coworking Movement to Local Communities

Coworking is an up-and-coming phenomenon, but what can it do for local communities? Cleo Goodman, Business Development and Impact at The Melting Pot, writes about the positive impacts it can have.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Blog Post

In Conversation With… Cllr Gavin Corbett

LGiU Scotland’s Kim Fellows is talking with Gavin Corbett, a Green councillor at the City of Edinburgh Council, about canals, the climate emergency and community clean-ups.

Scotland Blog Post

Excellence in Local Government Awards 16

Local authorities can now submit projects for consideration across sixteen different categories in what will be the sixteenth edition of the Excellence in Local Government Awards from Chambers Ireland. The awards are a great opportunity for local authorities across the country to profile nationally the often extraordinary yet also vital, constant work that happens across…

Ireland Blog Post

In Conversation With… Cllr Roddie Mackay

LGiU Scotland’s Kim Fellows chats to Cllr Roddie Mackay, leader of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, about the new Islands Deal, service innovation and much more.

Scotland Blog Post

Exploring Basic Income in Scotland

Exploring Basic Income in Scotland is a cross-disciplinary project, funded by Scottish Universities Insight Institute, that looked at the implications of a Basic Income for a variety of intersecting issues. On Tuesday 2 April the report will be launched with a half day conference and evening event at Scottish Parliament. In this blog Cleo Goodman…

Scotland Blog Post

In Conversation with… Cllr Adam McVey

LGiU Scotland’s Kim Fellows speaks with Cllr Adam McVey, leader of the City of Edinburgh Council, about all things Edinburgh including new tax raising powers, the importance of the tram extension, and a whole lot more.

Scotland Blog Post

Tackling isolation in older people – a look to Daventry District Council

In this post Emma Parry, Community Projects Officer at Daventry District Council in England takes us through her Council’s Good Neighbour Schemes that aim to tackle the problem of isolation and loneliness among older people – as much of a pressing issue in the UK as it is  in Ireland.

England & Wales, Ireland, Scotland Blog Post