Creating resilient and revitalised high streets in the ‘new normal’
Economics and strategy research consultancy, Pragmatix Advisory, and futures experts, Trajectory, were commissioned by the Local Government Association to identify how councils can help create resilient and revitalised high streets beyond the pandemic.
Fit for the Future consultation feedback - executive summary and next steps
Fit for the Future is an initiative developed in a partnership between the National Employers (England), the Local Government Association (LGA) and the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) – referred to as “the partners” within this document.
Birmingham plan to test their powers to influence the upstream, social and economic determinants of health to shift towards a healthier food and physical activity economy and environment through planning powers and apprenticeships and employment training.
Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council: Town Centre Low Carbon Energy Network
Solihull Council has embarked on a scheme to deliver an alternative source of affordable low carbon energy to the town centre. The network will distribute low carbon heat and power from a single energy centre directly into town centre buildings. The energy centre at the heart of this network will provide a range of renewable and low carbon energy solutions including air source heat pumps and gas combined heat and power.
Official sponsorship of the Local Government Association’s (LGA) Annual Conference offers the perfect opportunity to position your organisation alongside the most influential local government organisation in England and Wales.
Rural residents missing out on vital local services due to surge in barns turned into homes without planning permission
Rural communities risk missing out on vital local services due to planning laws which have allowed a surge of almost 225 percent in homes converted from barns and farm buildings without planning permission in the past five years, councils warn today.