Topic: Culture, sport and tourism

An essential ingredient for place making. How can communities and local government work together to make local life fun and enriching and attract visitors for economic development?


Happy Holidays from LGIU

Happy holidays! How local governments around the world sharing festive cheer.

Global Publication

Global Local: 2021 in Recap

At the end of our first year of Global Local, we recap the challenges shared and lessons highlighted.

Global Publication
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Rural creative industries

This briefing sets out how policymakers and local councils in countryside areas can better understand and support their rural creative economies.

England & Wales, Ireland, Scotland Briefing With case study
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Spotlight on innovative approaches to libraries in Europe: insights for the UK

UK libraries are currently facing a crisis but it doesn’t have to be this way, the pandemic has amplified the need for community spaces and digital learning areas – giving libraries untapped potential if reimagined with the correct care and investment.

England & Wales, Global, Scotland Briefing With case study

The challenges and opportunities ahead for local sports and leisure services

This briefing looks at the challenges and opportunities ahead for local sports and leisure services, considering the latest Active Lives data and research and recommendations by APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) to safeguard services for the future.

England & Wales Briefing

Synthetic, natural or hybrid: what is the optimal turf?

This briefing looks at NSW’s Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) recently released the Synthetic Turf Study In Public Open Space report which applies a wide lens, looking at the potential social environmental and economic impacts, benefits and limitations of synthetic turf.

Australia Briefing

LIVE Q&A EVENT: Treaty, People, Place

The State of Victoria is working with Aboriginal Victorians as equal partners to develop a historic first treaty with the potential to redefine the relationship between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Victorians. Join us on International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples to discuss how this monumental process might shape local policy and land use planning in…

Australia Event