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Notable practice: LGIU case study roundup May 2023

Councils around the world are tackling problems with resourcefulness and ingenuity. LGIU’s round up of case studies, good practice highlights from our exclusive Daily News and. more. From re-wilding to economic development and cost-of-living support.

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Global Local: Rural 20-minute neighbourhoods

In this issue of Global Local, we’re examining whether the 20-minute neighbourhood concept can be successfully implemented in more rural settings.

20-minute neighbourhoods, USA experiences

Urban sprawl and the ongoing lack of adequate transport and service infrastructure is a huge challenge for urban communities across the US. This article highlights key examples of how several US cities are adopting the 20-minute neighbourhood concept to overcome the challenges.

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Pay to stay? The growth of tourist taxes around the world

Tourist taxes are increasingly common in parts of the world, but how much do they raise and what are they designed to achieve? A new briefing looks at the option of taxing visitors to a city or country and the role local government can potentially play in ensuring they are effective.

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Global Local: Think Tank Review May 2023

The monthly Global Local Think Tank review highlights relevant research and policy from leading think tanks around the world. This month: offices to houses, public services digital, Covid recovery fraud, whistle blowing and active travel.

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Global Local: Trauma-informed services

In this issue of Global Local, we’re taking a look at how local government can support victims of crime and trauma.