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Offices left empty by COVID-19 could result in surge in substandard home conversions
LGA Virtual Annual Conference 2021
New Core Code of Ethics to be at the heart of Fire and Rescue Services
Developed in consultation with the sector, the Core Code is designed to help employees of the Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) act in the best way towards each other and while serving the public. It will sit alongside the Code of Ethics Fire Standard developed by the Fire Standards Board.
Tackling inequalities and disproportionality – Camden Council
Following reports of disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on people from Black, Asian and other ethnic backgrounds, Camden Council formed a working group to investigate.
LGA - Offices left empty by COVID-19 could result in surge in substandard home conversions
More than 16,000 affordable homes could have been lost in England in the past five years as a result of offices converted into homes under permitted development rights.
Coronavirus: information for councils
Useful information for councils on novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
A local path to net zero
To showcase and promote local climate action in the lead up to COP26, we have invited stakeholders, partners, think tanks and industry experts to share their perspectives on the importance of the local path to net zero.
LGA responds to rough sleeping funding announcement
“It is good the Government continues to support councils with this latest round of funding to tackle rough sleeping."
Driving efficiency in the delivery of Green Homes Grant LAD2 projects, Tuesday 4 May 2021
View the presentation slides from this virtual event.
Wandsworth Borough Council: Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities
Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities (SFSC) is an inclusive evidence-based parenting programme, designed to promote protective factors which are associated with good parenting and better outcomes for children.
Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council: Solar
Solar was created to transform Solihull’s local provision from a four-tier 0-17 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) model with high service thresholds into an integrated approach with improved access for young people and families and better partnership working.
Longer term guidance for officers
This guidance covers the long-term areas to consider post-election for officers.
Longer term guidance for political leaders
Once the new political arrangements are consolidated, there are a few final tips to consider as you settle into your new role.
Improving young people’s mental health - what does a whole household approach look like?
The LGA commissioned the Centre for Mental Health to develop some case studies on ‘whole household’ approaches to young people’s mental health.
Cheshire West and Chester: the Youth Federation’s Holistic Mental Health Support service
Youth Fed’s mental health programme intends to provide an alternative to crisis or secondary mental health support. The programme aims to ensure that young people can find help easily at an early point of need.
A Partnership full of potential
A think piece on young people’s mental health from Cassandra Harrison, Chief Executive Youth Access.
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