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LGA: COVID-19 has created ‘perfect storm’ of health inequalities
The Devolution Hub
A local path to net zero
BI podcast transcription: North Yorkshire County Council
Hello and welcome to the latest episode of Nudges for Social Good, the LGA's podcast on behaviour change. My name is Rhian Gladman and I
Haringey, Islington and Camden Partnership: Burgoyne Road
The sale of Burgoyne Road releases land for new housing units and creation of a community facility for residents.
LGA responds to £338 million government investment in walking and cycling
“Councils are at the heart of promoting and enabling more sustainable local journeys, and more government support for cycle lanes and new Highway Code guidance to make it safer on the roads will help us deliver safer cycling options to get more people on their bikes."
“COVID-19 has cruelly exposed and exacerbated the many social and health problems which existed before the pandemic, that need to be urgently addressed as part of our national recovery."
Everything you need to know about devolution in England.
Estate Regeneration Survey and £10 million Fund
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) is seeking to understand the national picture of housing estate regeneration activity. This includes councils’ progress with estate regeneration projects, any barriers to delivery, as well as the expected impact of these projects.
West Sussex County Council: Supporting the energy transition in West Sussex
West Sussex County Council has a long-standing commitment to action on climate change and has pledged to make the authority carbon neutral by 2030. In the past decade, WSCC has almost halved its carbon emissions and dramatically increased the amount of renewable energy it generates.
LGA responds to launch of government adoption strategy
Cllr Anntoinette Bramble, Chair of the LGA's Children and Young People Board, responds to the publication of DfE's Adoption Strategy.
City of York Council: York Community Woodland
City of York Council is creating an extensive community woodland on 78 hectares of land to the West of York with the ambition to plant 50,000 trees by 2023 as a nature based solution to climate change mitigation.
City of York Council: Zero Carbon Homes Programme
A new build housing programme with all homes built to achieve zero carbon in use. The homes in the programme will be built to Passivhaus certification, ensuring high thermal efficiency. Residual minor heating requirements and hot water will be provided via air source heat pumps, with all other electricity usage offset by roof mounted solar PV panels.
Warwick District Council: Carbon reduction upgrades for Section 106 affordable housing in Bishops Tachbrook
The Council has purchased 20 Section 106 affordable housing plots as part of consented residential scheme in the village of Bishops Tachbrook. The budget for the purchase of these plots included over £200,000 towards the delivery of a climate upgrade specification.
National Employers for local government services: chief officer pay July 2021
Officers’ Side Secretary
JNC for Chief Officers of Local Authorities
Mary Turner House, 22 Stephenson Way
National Employers for local government services: Local Government Pay July 2021
View the letter regarding the local government pay negotiations for 2021.
Advisory Bulletin 693 - July 2021
This month’s bulletin deals predominantly with COVID-19 -related issues as various aspects of Government guidance and financial support schemes continue to change.
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