Topic: Climate action and sustainable development

Green and clean. How can local government deliver services and engage citizens for a more sustainable future and a cooler climate?

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Oireachtas and local government March 2024

In this member-exclusive round-up service, we examine the news from Ireland’s Parliament every month with a focus, as always, on legislation which impacts local government. This March issue covers a range of topics, including shared Island investment priorities, the Climate Action Plan 2024, Joint Policing Committees and Local Community Safety Partnerships, and much more.

Ireland Briefing

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.

England & Wales, Global, Northern Ireland, Scotland Briefing With case study
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Limerick City and County Council – Local Authority of the Year 2023

Limerick City and County Council has been recognized for its exemplary work, receiving the Local Authority of the Year award in 2023. This briefing explores the council’s forward-thinking approach, focused on economic growth, sustainability, community development and cultural advancement, and showcases Limerick as a model of progress for other regions to emulate.

Ireland, Northern Ireland Briefing With case study
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England policy round-up: December 2023 and January 2024

Our England policy round-up overviews the key policy announcements and publications for local government. December and January saw commentators assess progress against Rishi Sunak’s five policy pledges and look ahead to the general election. The latest edition features publications on public service reform, levelling up, poverty and much more.

England & Wales Briefing

What’s happening in the world of local government this week?

We’ve compiled together some of the most interesting, newsworthy stories of the last week from the local government sector worldwide. We’re just trialling this service out for now, so let us know what you think.

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What’s happening in the world of local government this week?

We’ve compiled together some of the most interesting, newsworthy stories of the last week from the local government sector worldwide. We’re just trialling this service out for now, so let us know what you think.

Global Blog-article
Members & Global Local

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.

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