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Tackling childhood obesity through planning – lessons from South Tyneside Council

January 9, 2019

Childhood obesity is a national problem and one which isn’t going away. Data published from the national child measurement programme (NCMP), in October showed the rate…

Budget Day 2018 in Scotland

December 12, 2018

LGiU Scotland’s Kim Fellows gives a quick update on the Scottish budget that was announced today.

By marking Holocaust Memorial Day, councils can challenge hate and unite communities

December 10, 2018

Following Janet Sillett’s recent reflections on her visit to Auschwitz, Claudia Hyde from the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust offers some pointers to councils wanting to mark Holocaust Memorial Day…

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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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