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In Conversation With… Cllr Roddie Mackay

April 17, 2019

LGiU Scotland’s Kim Fellows chats to Cllr Roddie Mackay, leader of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, about the new Islands Deal, service innovation and much more.

Doom on the high street?

April 10, 2019

Towns have had none of the attention that has been lavished on cities in recent years, writes Janet Sillett. But any solution to helping them…

Islands Deal – What can our islands do for you?

April 3, 2019

It’s an exciting time for Scotland’s island communities, as the Islands Deal begins to take off. Our own Kim Fellows went along to the Islands…

Briefings

Affordable Renting? Learning from the Mietpreisbremese experience in Berlin

April 23, 2019

Urban population growth and increases in housing costs often go hand in hand. This briefing explores how the classic approaches to affordable renting followed by local authorities are producing poorer results, and how the revival of price ceiling control seems to be having positive results in Berlin.

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Reports

The Essential Guide to Local Government Communications

December 20, 2018

Effective media relations are important to all organisations, including local authorities. Regardless of whether you are a councillor or an officer, it is important to not just understand how the media works but know the best ways to establish a good rapport with journalists. Councils may not always like how…

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