Author: Marian Ogun

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Real Recycling is Locally led

  Many of us are clear on the environmental and economic benefits of recycling.  It conserves natural resources, frees up landfill space, preserves energy, reduces pollution, saves money, and creates jobs.  The list could go on. Until recently however, local authorities, who are responsible for waste collection and disposal and have a key role to…

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Local Government Finance Settlement 2013/14

The Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, announced the Local Government Finance Settlement Consultation 2013/2014 to the House of Commons on Wednesday 19 December. Find out more here.

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C’llr Awards 2013: Online Councillor of the Year!

For local councils, the rise of online media signals an opportunity to both broaden the scope and refresh the tone of our democratic conversation. Furthermore, the efficiency-savings that are possible from effective online communication could prove vital as many councils look to maintain frontline services in the afterglow of budget cuts. In light of this,…

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C’llr Awards 2013: Sustainability Champion of the Year

Many people focus on the importance of addressing climate change and sustainability on the global stage. However, severe flooding and storms in parts of the UK this week highlight how significant it is to also tackle environmental concerns at the local level. According to estimates by PWC, the total costs of flooding to the UK…

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