As 2021 draws to a close we’d like to say thank you to our member councils and all those who have contributed to and supported LGiU Australia. We’ll be taking a break over the Christmas period and look forward to being back with you in the new year.
Where are the fat people in obesity policy?
Councils on notice: does a section 114 mean bankruptcy for local government?
How chief executives work with councillors
We bring you a two parter this time. The first half is a great interview with Bradford’s Heather Wilson on how they’re working to help young people avoid crime, with a second half borrowing from the true crime genre with a localgov whodunnit.
A book written to celebrate difference is being used by Cork City Libraries to support families with hearing impaired members to enjoy story time together.
Alice Creasy and Kim Fellows offer their initial thoughts on the Scottish Government’s Budget; more detailed analysis will follow for LGIU members very soon.
Andrea Grochowski, Future Energy Communications Officer for Shetland Islands Council, explores some of the many exciting renewable energy projects underway across Shetland.
At LGIU, we are feeling the giving spirit this year and would like to showcase our most-popular briefings throughout 2021 with both members and followers. From 1st – 12th, you will find a new briefing every day in this virtual advent calendar. Access is only available for December – unless you’re a member of course.
This blog explores the success of Falkirk Council’s ‘Analogue to Digital Telecare’ project, which won the Digital Communities Award at the Herald’s Digital Transformation Awards.