First in our series of articles exploring the winners at Chambers Ireland 2022 Excellence in Local Government Awards, we hear from Mayo County Council on how the Clew Bike trail won the Supporting Tourism Award.
This policy round-up for England looks at policy announcements and publications from December 2022 and January 2023. After the hiatus of the summer and turmoil of early autumn, government departments are getting back to the usual rhythm of policy business, and there have been some significant announcements.
Dave Lewis from Exeter City Council talks to us about their comedy night and how it’s brought not just laughs but contributed to the culture, heritage and economy of the city.
Welcome to All Things Scotland, LGIU’s weekly collation of everything local government in Scotland. This week we bring you all the latest reports and updates to keep you informed, engaged and connected.
Why should cash-strapped local authorities be working on protecting and maintaining local heritage? This briefing looks at how our ideas about heritage and local heritage listings have changed in recent years, putting more emphasis on the social benefits of local heritage, such as creating community cohesion and building civic pride.
Putting democracy, wellbeing and culture first: Insights from New Zealand’s Future for Local Government review
This briefing discusses progress to date with New Zealand’s Future for Local Government Review, which is now entering its final phase. It identifies key messages from the Review’s Interim and Draft Reports that also apply to Australian local government.
In the run up to our Rural and Coastal Issues Global Executive Panel on December 1st, LGIU Ireland hears about coastal and heritage conservation in Clare County Council.
This briefing provides a round-up of research and announcements related to the arts, culture and leisure sector, covering the new ministerial appointments, Arts Council England’s 2023-26 investment settlement, the energy and cost pressures facing the sector, and audience trends.