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Podcast: What’s new at LGIU – 13th June 2024



This week co-hosts Simone and Freya are discussing what it takes to be a councillor, the expectations, the risks, the rewards, and everything in between. They share snippets and insights from first-hand accounts gained from recent interviews with Cllr Award 2023 winners and councillors from all over the world.

Plus, Cllr Euan Jardine from Scotland and Cllr Jim Magee from Australia provide their own great advice for new councillors embarking on this career path.

In the news segment, the stories include the world’s biggest animal crossing, new art installations and smart tyre pumps.

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