Offering commercial opportunities from beautiful beaches to well trodden trails, the Pop-Up project has generated over £150K additional income for the Council. Kay Roberts, Public Open Space Officer at Cornwall Council, sheds light on this highly innovative and impactful scheme.
These awards recognise the very best in local government frontline services across the UK.
A new report, by the UK’s largest public sector union UNISON, has called for councils to be placed at the heart of a new homes revolution to address the deepening UK housing crisis.
Following an open tender process via the Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation, Go Plant Fleet Services were awarded, and have recently delivered, four new Dennis Eagle Refuse Collection Vehicles into Hyndburn Borough Council.
The final report of the APSE Local Government Commission (ALGC) 2030, set up to explore what the next decade could hold for a revitalised local government, has called for a system reset and at its heart a new constitutional settlement for local councils.
A new report published by APSE, researched and written by the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA), is calling for a national enabling strategy to place local government at the heart of a post-pandemic recovery, suggesting that its role in place making will be the core driver to a green recovery.
A bold new strategy to deliver zero carbon heating for Gateshead in just nine years was approved by the Council's cabinet on 22 June 2021.
In the last decade, Guildford Borough Council has invested approximately £10 million on energy-saving projects to make significant carbon reductions across its own estate and in its social housing
Dacorum Borough Council is the first borough council in the UK to achieve a Silver level ‘Carbon Literate Organisation’ accreditation.
A Working Group of 15 organisations from across the school food sector has convened to create a Discussion Paper to outline key opportunities and recommendations for harnessing maximum benefits for Scottish children and young people.