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.
We talk about waste reduction in Melbourne and cutting through the carbon confusion everywhere and the role of local government. Plus some wombling and Dirty Santa.
LGIU launches the brand new Global Local podcast with a look at how local governments can learn from each other on the issues of refugee resettlement.
An amazing interview with City of Winnipeg Cllr Sherri Rollins about the importance of representation and how we all need to think like bosses for better democracy. Plus find out about the dirty tricks used to stop Chief Thunderwater’s local government reform mission.
On this episode LGIU Fortnightly, Ingrid speaks with Rob Dale, founder of Beyond2050 about the potentials of hydrogen for local government.
This week Ingrid Koehler talks with LGIU’s Alice Creasy about the benefits of community gardening and gives a taste of our brand new Global Local Recap.
In this episode, Ingrid Koehler speaks with Cllr Martin Tett, leader of the new unitary Buckinghamshire Council, about the process of local government reorganisation and leading a newly-formed council through the pandemic. Jonathan Carr-West and Ingrid also discuss the latest LGIU and local government news as well as local government portmanteaus and neologisms.
Dr Andrew Walker and Ingrid Koehler look at wellbeing and place and discuss the launch of LGIU’s new research centre bridging academic rigour and practical local government experience. Features highlights from the launch of the centre.
Ingrid Koehler and Jonathan Carr-West catch up on the latest from the elections, the Local Democracy Research Centre and a fascinating chat with Dr Matthew Potter who discusses the importance of history to place.
In this podcast, Jonathan Carr-West interviews the BBC’s Tim Burke – the man who covers elections – about how the locals will be covered and what people think about them. Jonathan and Ingrid also address the election essentials and highlight the support LGIU will be giving to new councillors post election.