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Coronavirus – a village prepares

LGIU health and social care round-up associate and parish councillor, Christine Heron, reports on what her village is doing to prepare for coronavirus.

England & Wales, Scotland Blog Post

Send us your covid clips – we want to hear your voice

We want to hear your story, the local government story of the Covid-19 pandemic.  Send us a short clip of what it’s like working in local government during the pandemic.

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

Etiquette in the time of corona

Social distancing doesn’t have to be anti-social. How are communities in your area interacting while staying safe?

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

How can councils improve their carbon footprint?

Given the government’s important commitment to net zero by 2050, a clear challenge has been set for local authorities (and many others) to improve their carbon footprint, writes Mike Giles of the ECA.

England & Wales

AILG Conference 2020: Solving Global Challenges through Local Leadership

The Association of Irish Local Government held their annual conference in March, hosting councillors from across Ireland for a packed programme covering key issues facing the sector. This year, focus was on climate action, and the first annual Women’s Network meeting was held. LGIU’s Jennifer Glover attended the event and brings you the highlights.

Ireland Blog Post