We chat with those involved in an inspiring intergenerational partnership between Crosslet House – a care home for older people run by West Dunbartonshire Council in Scotland, and the nearby Braehead Primary School. This interview covers their collaborative work, offering benefits for participants, the local community, and those further afield.
In Conversation with Ian Millen of Veterans Outreach Support
In Conversation with… Cllr Adam McVey
In Conversation With… Cllr Gavin Corbett
Judith Ish-Horowicz is a dynamic community activist who has been advocating for intergenerational practice in care and community services. LGIU’s Head of Content visited the first UK co-located care service to find out more.
Next in our interview series of local government Chief Executives, Thomas and Hannah from LGIU Ireland spoke with Paddy Mahon, Chief Executive of Longford County Council. Covering the opportunities and challenges facing Longford County Council and the role of local government in climate action, make sure you read more about one of Ireland’s innovative local…
This interview with Carol Southern from Wyre Borough Council highlights their successful Holiday Activity and Food programme. We get into the finer details around how Wyre operates the clubs, builds important partnerships and utilises the reach to positively impact the children and families most in need of support.
In this Q&A interview, the Mayor of Salem, Dominick Pangallo, shares the insights their local government and community have gained as world-recognised leaders in the dark tourism industry. With long-lasting and successful firsthand experience of working in a (sometimes controversial) space like dark tourism comes highly valuable advice that you won’t want to miss.
We chatted with Dr. Beth Heidelberg from Minnesota State University to discuss her niche specialism in exploring local government’s relationship with the dark tourism industry, including analysis of hotspots like Salem, Clear Lake, Holcombe and Amityville. This Q&A is a must-read for all who are curious about the real-life implications of these ‘dark’ attractions.
In this episode, your host, Freya Millard, chats with Dr. Beth Heidelberg from Minnesota State University, Mankato, to discuss her very niche specialism exploring local government’s relationship with the dark tourism industry. Providing insightful case study analysis from her own field research of US dark tourism hotspots like Salem, Clear Lake, Holcombe and Amityville.
Navigating the peaks and troughs in local government – Interview with NILGA President Cllr Matt Garrett
Elected for a second term as President of NILGA, Cllr Matt Garrett chatted with Thomas from LGIU to discuss his time in local government and future ambitions. He reflects on local government in Northern Ireland and how NILGA aims to bring the sector on a transformational journey in the coming years.
To learn more about the work of National Shelter Australia, Beatrice Makeig from LGIU spoke with the CEO, Emma Greenhalgh, about housing and homelessness in Australia, their role as a national peak body (advocacy group), and her views on how local government can address homelessness within their community.
Keen to learn more about the Chief Executive Officer of New South Wales’ largest council, Blacktown City, LGIU spoke with Kerry Robinson about his trajectory through property development and local government. Kerry also examines the opportunities and challenges Blacktown faces in servicing and preparing for an estimated growth of over 200,000 by 2041.