This collection showcases a wide range of LGIU work that explores all things age-friendly communities, including housing, planning, care and service delivery. Older people require supportive, inclusive environments to compensate for age-related changes, so adapting environments to support healthy ageing and continued participation in society is essential as local governments around the world experience ageing…
In this Global Local newsletter, we explore how local authorities are successfully adapting to become age-friendly across a range of sectors.
Continuing our series on winners of the Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards 2021 is Cork City Council, who take us through their community-based health intervention aimed at reducing key barriers to physical activity participation.
This briefing builds on LGIU’s recent briefing on community sector and public sector collaboration for local sustainable development and recovery from the pandemic. It highlights the potential for ‘scaling-up’ of public sector and community sector collaborations.
The first of a four-part series exploring opportunities for local government to grow local productivity and place-based wellbeing by intentionally adopting Anchor approaches, this briefing introduces the key concepts and discusses how Anchor approaches can improve place-based wellbeing.
This virtual panel hosted by the LGIU and Vuelio will bring together political and local government experts to share their predictions and ones to watch ahead of the 2022 local elections.
This briefing deals with two papers published recently as part of the IFS Inequality Review. One focuses on the role of the state in value creation and the other addresses inequalities between firms.
This Global Local edition brings together the content we’ve featured so far this year, along with survey findings and a look ahead to the coming months.
This briefing is the third in a four-part series exploring opportunities for Local Government to positively influence local productivity and wellbeing by deliberately adopting Anchor approaches. The first briefing in the series Anchor Approaches: Amplifying the positive impacts of local government provides a comprehensive overview of diverse anchor approaches available to local government. The second briefing in the series, Anchor Approaches: Activity…
South Dublin County Council Development Plan Public Consultation picked up the award for Best Practice in Community Engagement at 2021’s Chambers Ireland’s Excellence in Local Government Awards 2021. Here are the details.