How I learned to stop worrying and love social media

May 16, 2018

LGiU Scotland’s Kim Fellows recently attended her first National Communications Academy meeting – here she reports back on the experience.

She works hard for the money

May 9, 2018

LGiU Scotland’s Kim Fellows follows up from her “Money Talks…” blog with some further reflections from the April meeting in response to some of the…

Understanding Dad: A personal and local government journey

May 1, 2018

Chris Miezitis, programme lead for Understanding Dad trainings at the charity Fathers Network Scotland and seconded from Fife Council where he initiated and led the…


What are the Irish Doing? 5 more innovative local government Initiatives

May 24, 2018

We’re continuing our popular summaries of some of the winning programmes, with another batch of Irish good Local government practice updates. Given the many similarities between Ireland and Scotland, they’ll make useful reading for anybody working in Scottish local government.

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Reviving localism: three challenges

February 20, 2018

In January 2017, the LGiU committed to exploring three core policy questions over the course of the year: Finance: How should local government be funded? Democracy: How can we strengthen local democracy? Services: How do we design public services that are fit for the future? This series of essays draws…

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