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Coronavirus: information for councils
Spending Review 2020: On-the-Day Briefing
LGA responds to Spending Review
LGA – COVID-19 has devastated councils’ park services
Parks proved to be a lifeline for local communities during the COVID-19 crisis but the pandemic has had a devastating impact on councils’ park services, the Local Government Association sets out today.
Parks fit for the future
Our local parks have been lifelines during the national lockdowns. However, whilst they remained open, the pandemic has had a devastating impact on council parks services and income generation. Now, we must ensure we invest so they are fit for the future and enjoyed by communities.
Financial impact of COVID-19 on parks 2020-21 - case study key findings
During the COVID-19 pandemic, parks proved their status as lifelines for local communities. The loss of external income due to the closure of income generating facilities in parks and the loss of in kind volunteer contributions have left parks services in a vulnerable state.
Financial impact of COVID-19 on parks and green spaces - Leeds City Council
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the parks service at Leeds City Council.
Financial impact of COVID-19 on parks and green spaces - Nottingham City Council
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on the parks service at Nottingham City Council.
Financial impact of COVID-19 on parks and green spaces - Rugby Borough Council
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the parks service at Rugby Borough Council.
Consultation webinar on the LGA draft Model Member Code of Conduct - 29 July, 30 July, 5 August and 17 September 2020
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Climate action: data
Can we use data to baseline our current environmental position and to learn from others?
Creative industries can play a key role in the COVID-19 recovery
“Local creative industries can be the cornerstone of recovery for our communities and local economies from the impacts of COVID-19."
LGA responds to Children's Commissioner briefing
“Councils have been working closely with schools throughout the coronavirus pandemic to ensure they remain open for vulnerable children and families, and where needed, councils have delivered vital IT equipment for children."
Climate action: local collaborations
How are we supporting and working with all relevant private and civic actors in the area towards climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Climate action: climate justice
How can we identify those who are most at risk from the impacts of climate change, and what is being done to assist the most vulnerable?
Climate action: health and social care
How can we ensure that health and social care systems will be resilient with the extra pressures they will come under due to climate change?
Climate action: education and the labour market
How can we promote climate education, diversify the labour market and focus on sectors that are sustainable?
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