LGiU Scotland’s Kim Fellows blogs about her cycling trip to the Netherlands recently, and what she saw and learned there.
LGIU Fortnightly 9th October: Cllr Peymana Assad, Obama Foundation Young Leader
Centralisation/decentralisation: how to measure it?
Stories of Oxford lockdown
Edinburgh Council’s Leader, Cllr Adam Mcvey, is marching the issue of tourism tax all the way to Holyrood. We speak to him about what he’s learned from the process about developing a solid evidence base and reaching out to less-than-enthusiastic stakeholders. Back in London, LGiU spoke before the CLG Select Committee this week about the…
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.
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.
Today saw the launch of results from two major investigations into the state of council finances, both of which starkly demonstrate the impossible bind between short and long term pressures.
Andrew Walker reports on the work of the LGiU's Homelessness Commission which will publish its final report next month.
This week’s podcast is an Andy Burnham special, featuring an exclusive interview with the Mayor of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, discussing the positive effects of devolution. Burnham gives his thoughts on a whole-place approach to reforming services, Whitehall’s top down approach and of course football. Plus we ask about homelessness in light of our…
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.
After the local elections on 2 May, a lot of new councillors have now taken office. If that’s you, then there’s a lot to take in. LGiU is here to help.