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Report highlights council use of solar energy

The Solar Trade Association has highlighted the success of local authorities in using solar to save money and provide stable sources of revenue.

Councils urged to take zero tolerance policy on fly tipping

GMB London has urged local authorities to take a policy of zero tolerance with action against fly tipping, which is costing millions to clear.

Lancashire council to train locals in lifesaving CPR

Lancashire CC has teamed up with BBC Radio Lancashire and North West Ambulance Service to train 2,500 local people in CPR and defibrillator use.

‘Clear power imbalance' in private rented sector

The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee has said that vulnerable tenants need greater legal protections from retaliatory evictions.

Tougher security sought for summer events

New research has shown that 57 per cent of British residents want to see tougher public security put in place ahead of major outdoor summer events.

£200 million for road repairs in Liverpool

Liverpool City Council has announced an investment of £200 million for road repairs to help tackle the ‘deteriorating quality’ of its highways.

 GB Features

First aid at work – Your legal requirements

First Aid for Life’s Emma Hammett discusses the legal requirements surrounding first aid provision in the workplace

Celebrating innovation and integration in parking

Parkex is Europe’s largest dedicated parking event, providing a platform for showcasing the latest cutting edge products, technologies and services

Top 10: air pollution as a local problem

With poor air quality responsible for as many as 40,000 deaths a year, GB looks at the councils improving air quality through innovation and efficiency

Data processing and GDPR - the business case

How will GDPR change the responsibility of the Data Processor and what impact will Brexit have on this? Steve Mellings explores

Reframing mobility to solve our air quality crisis

Sustrans has published 10 recommendations on what needs to be done to solve the UK’s air quality crisis. Here, Rachel White highlights its findings

Providing aerial footage for local gov services

Photographer Andrew Bryson has been involved in some fantastic projects all over the country. GB looks at some of his UAV photography work

 Events

24/05/2018

The annual Digital Government conference will be returning to the QEII Centre, London on Thursday 24th May.

16/05/2018 to 17/05/2018

On the 16th & 17th of May, UK’s most ambitious SME owners, startup owners, creative leaders and decision makers will take part in what is being Europe’s largest business event.

Event Diary

The annual Digital Government conference will be returning to the QEII Centre, London on Thursday 24th May.

On the 16th & 17th of May, UK’s most ambitious SME owners, startup owners, creative leaders and decision makers will take part in what is being Europe’s largest business event.