LocalGov Reads

August 15, 2018

It’s August, marking the end of the traditional time of things slowing down a bit in Scottish local government. Many councillors and officers have taken…

International LocalGov Lessons: California Dreaming

August 8, 2018

A recent trip Stateside has left LGiU’s Janet Sillett pondering the lessons that local government across the globe could learn from each other.

Don’t be the next Blockbuster Video

August 1, 2018

Is digitalisation the reason for a decline in volunteering? Or is it something else? Paul Reddish, CEO of ProjectScotland, discusses how to get more people from…


Progress on City Region Deals: Update

August 14, 2018

City Region Deals are agreements in place between Scottish Government, UK Government and local government. This briefing acts as an update on our previous briefings on city deals.

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Cities on the Rise – Actions for Local Government

August 16, 2018

LGiU Scotland attended the Academy of Urbanism's 2018 congress - Cities on the Rise - to focus in on key points that local authorities might find useful, and to feed back the relevant learning to our members. This report covers material on building democratic cities, anticipating the driverless future, and…

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