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Global Local: Rewilding

This week's Global Local explores the importance of rewilding in local communities. The edition unpacks how local governments can lead and support rewilding projects, as well as use rewilding as an opportunity for citizen engagement and education about conservation and sustainability.

Funding street trees: collaborative project to green up neighbourhoods

UK-wide project Trees for Streets is encouraging community-led street planting through a sponsorship scheme. This article highlights the national, local and individual need and want for more tree planting in England and explains how the charity works with local councils and their communities to get the best outcome for all.

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Local government rewilding initiatives: Best practice and advice

This briefing highlights the importance of effective communication and collaboration for successful rewilding projects, emphasising the need for clear goals, community engagement, and committed local leadership. By sharing best practices and insights from local government this guide aims to inspire and inform efforts to restore and protect natural ecosystems.

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Rewilding: Case studies and resources for local government

Every week, we highlight inspiration and innovation from local government worldwide. In this article, we focus on we can rewild our local areas – from cities to wilderness. You’ll find best practice from Spain, Singapore, Australia and the UK along with plenty of practical policy and resources to for more insight and guidance on the…

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Global Local: Reconciliation

This week's Global Local explores the power of reconciliation in creating more just, harmonious and equitable societies. The edition also unpacks the significant and constant role local government, as a foundational pillar of every community, has in facilitating reconciliation.

Reconciliation: Case studies and resources for local government

Every week, we highlight inspiration and innovation from local government worldwide. In this article, we focus on ways local government shows themselves as leaders in reconciliation. You’ll find best practice from Ireland, Scotland, USA, Canada and England along with plenty of practical policy and resources to for more insight and guidance on the topic.

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NIMBYs vs YIMBYs: can local government reconcile the great housing debate?

Housing is one of the most fraught issues on the political agenda everywhere. On either side of one contentious issue – building houses to meet growing population needs – is NIMBYs vs. YIMBYs (no/yes in my backyard). So what’s the answer? How do we reconcile two very different views at the local level? This briefing…

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Global Local: Care experienced people

This week's Global Local unpacks the current situation for care experienced people, including the numerous challenges they face. This edition also highlights the need for improved policies and support to promote their wellbeing, and the critical role local government can play in this space.

Care experienced people: Case studies and resources for local government

Every week, we highlight inspiration and innovation from local government worldwide. In this article, we focus on those supporting those with experience of being in care. You’ll find best practice from England, Scotland and Australia, along with plenty of practical policy and resources to for more insight and guidance on the topic.

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Global Local: The future of local markets

This week's Global Local explores all things local markets. It includes a worldwide exploration of the value of markets today, an investigation into the future of markets and unpacks why local government is critical in enabling local markets to thrive.