Our final briefing covering the 2018 COSLA Excellence awards outlines the two winners and runners up of the “Local Matters” category.
Burren & Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark: Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards Winner
In the the ninth instalment in our series of briefings exploring winning programmes from the 2018 Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards we look at the winner of the Sustainable Environment category, Clare County Council’s Burren & Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark.
In the eighth instalment exploring winning programmes from the 2018 Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards we’re taking a look at the winner of the Disability Services Provision category, Monaghan County Council’s inclusive playground policy.
This briefing covers the “Strong and Sustainable Communities” category of the 2018 COSLA Excellence Awards – outlining the two winners and runners up.
There are lots of innovative projects going on across Ireland, and many are recognised in the Chambers Excellence in Local Government Awards. Here we take five winners from the 2018 awards to showcase what we can learn here in Scotland.
Tackling illegal traveller sites has always been highly contentious for councils. The Home Secretary has set out draft measures to make it easier to remove travellers from land they should not be on and also plans to consider making it a criminal offence to set up illegal encampments.
This is the fourth instalment in our new series of monthly briefings on local government activities. This month we’re looking at achievements and innovations from Tipperary County Council, drawing from the March edition of their Chief Executive’s Monthly Report.
This paper covers some of the complex legal and ethical issues of using Global Positioning Systems (GPS) enabled devices to help people living with dementia to get out and about. It is relevant to officers and elected members dealing with adult social services.
In the seventh instalment in our series of briefings exploring winning programmes from the 2018 Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards, we’re taking a look at the winner of the Tourism category – Waterford City and County Council’s King of the Vikings attraction.
Urban population growth and increases in housing costs often go hand in hand. This briefing explores how the classic approaches to affordable renting followed by local authorities are producing poorer results, and how the revival of price ceiling control seems to be having positive results in Berlin.