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Birmingham City Council: Year 3 Q3 update

Birmingham plans to test its powers to influence the social and economic determinants of health to shift towards a healthier food and physical

Birmingham City Council: Year 3 Q3 update

Nottinghamshire County Council: Year 3 Q3 update

Nottinghamshire County Council plans to build on its broader whole system approach around the community food environment, to develop food skills

Nottinghamshire County Council: Year 3 Q3 update

LGA responds to Sustrans report on pavement parking

“Pavement parking and damaged pavements is one of the biggest complaints from pedestrians – and not just in London. Similarly, repairing kerbs and pavements damaged by pavement parking is expensive and this funding could be better used to repair potholes, support local buses and provide more suitable parking."

LGA responds to Sustrans report on pavement parking

Cost of living: Record vacancies masks jobs disparity reality across the country

“The Government’s ‘one size fits all’ national approach to employment and skills is no longer fit for purpose. Councils and combined authorities – who know their communities best – want to be front and centre in ensuring everyone has the chance to learn new skills and find work, in good jobs needed by local businesses, in the places where they live.” 

Cost of living: Record vacancies masks jobs disparity reality across the country

Leeds City Council: Venue risk assessments to support councillor safety

It is important that councillors feel equipped to manage occasionally aggressive encounters with residents, including taking preventative steps to limit the risk of serious consequences. Leeds City Council helped councillors risk assess venues to ensure that they were safe and find appropriate alternatives if necessary.

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Leeds City Council: Venue risk assessments to support councillor safety