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A local path to net zero
Gloucester City Council: Renewable Energy
In December 2020 Gloucester City Council set a target to ensure its estates are net zero by 2030. They applied for Salix funding to carry out a project at a sports centre, known for its high operational emissions.
Forest of Dean District Council: Council Office Decarbonisation
Forest of Dean District Council is implementing a range of measures to decarbonise its Coleford office building, including installing a solar photovoltaic (PV) and battery storage system and replacing existing lighting with LEDs. The project aims to demonstrate how decarbonising assets and operations can be economically viable and deliver long-term financial benefits to organisations.
Forest of Dean District Council: Climate Emergency Community Partnership
Forest of Dean Climate Action is a climate emergency community partnership that is currently being established to coordinate a district wide community-based response to the climate emergency. It will bring together communities, businesses and organisations from across the district to deliver community led climate action through collaboration, empowerment and knowledge sharing, with the imperative of driving the district to become carbon neutral by 2030.
Swindon Borough Council: Sustainable travel
Swindon Borough Council has developed a Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) that has helped secure the creation and maintenance of travel plans for new education, workplace, and residential developments. It obligates developers to fund initiatives through payment of a significant travel plan contribution to the council for it to resource implementation, or payment of a bond which repaid when the developer fulfils their obligations.
Wiltshire Council: Community Environmental Toolkit
The Wiltshire Community Environmental Toolkit has been developed by Wiltshire Council in partnership with Natural England to allow communities to take the lead in defining and restoring biodiversity in their community.
Understanding the challenges facing Tamworth town centre
As part of the LGA's economic growth advisers support offer, Didobi and Rise Associates were commissioned to support Tamworth Borough Council in overcoming challenges to make the environment more conducive to investment and lay the foundations for transformative change of their high street.
Management side - coroner pay offer 30 July 2021
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JNC circular 65 - coroner's pay 2021-22
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Senior staff salaries including staff exceeding £50k
LGA’s senior staff Employee name Position Salary range Full time equivalent Budget holder Claire Leandro Care and Health Improvement Adviser £100,000
LGA pay and grading structure 2020-2021
Grade SCP Equivalent NJC scale point Salary excluding London weighting Salary including £3712 London weighting G001 SCP0001 5 £19,312 £23,024 SCP0002
LGA budget holders 2021
Position - Senior Team Directorate Budget held* Deputy Chief Executive Deputy Chief Executive £-22,525,000 - £-22,520,000 Director of Communications
Estate Regeneration Survey and £10 million Fund
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) is seeking to understand the national picture of housing estate regeneration activity. This includes councils’ progress with estate regeneration projects, any barriers to delivery, as well as the expected impact of these projects.
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Councils have a significant role to play in tackling the climate emergency. Councils want to work as partners with government to support and advance on the UK's net zero target by 2050.
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