London Borough of Southwark: Partnering with the Money Adviser Network to reduce debts
Southwark Council partners with the Money Adviser Network, referring customers mainly for rent or council tax arrears. This provides immediate assistance, while building a picture of who in the borough is in particular need and plan support for the future.
Bath & North East Somerset Council: Cross-partner Community Wellbeing Hub
Bath and North East Somerset Council are continuing to mobilise their cross-partner Community Wellbeing Hub to support the most vulnerable residents, most recently addressing the pressures created by the cost of living crisis.
LGA: Sugar levy should be spent by councils to tackle physical inactivity and ensure lasting Commonwealth Games legacy
By reinstating this funding and devolving sugar levy funds, the Government can ensure councils can continue to provide vital services such as tackling childhood obesity and encouraging greater physical activity in their local areas.
Levelling Up Locally Inquiry: Productivity and Prosperity
The aim of the session was to explore the role of the private and public sector in addressing inter and intra-regional inequalities and consider the shift towards sustainable and inclusive models of prosperity.
LGA: One million people lost from jobs market could return if schemes are run locally
“Every area has its own unique labour market. Councils want to unlock this potential talent, using their unrivalled local insight to bring employers, training providers and jobseekers together with their proven track record in delivering more for less."
Regional Retrofit Action Plan Training: Frequently Asked Questions
Are you a council officer tasked with delivering your council's ambitions for retrofit? This programme brings together council officers from across all levels of to support them with developing the tools, skills, opportunities, capability, and challenge required to help grow the retrofit sector in their region. Here you will find answers to common questions about the programme.
Heatwave: Councils urge people to check up on vulnerable as country experiences soaring temperatures
With at least a week of hot weather to come, the LGA, has encouraged people to enjoy the sun safely and to check up on those who may be more vulnerable, including the elderly and those with heart and respiratory problems.
The LGA regularly updates its analysis on future cost pressures facing local councils, especially aimed at influencing the Government’s set piece announcements, such as Spending Reviews and Chancellor’s Budgets.