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£280m capital funding boost for children with SEND

The government has announced that children with special educational needs and disabilities will benefit from a £280 million investment.

Children at centre of country’s mental health crisis

The Royal College of Psychiatrists has found that young people are bearing the brunt of the mental health crisis caused by the pandemic.

Postal vote ‘inaction’ risks disenfranchising young voters

Labour has warned the government that it risks disenfranchising millions of younger voters because of ‘inaction’ over postal votes.

Centre for Cities

More than eight in ten people in city-regions support some form of greater devolution according to new polling from Centre for Cities.

£18 million announced for Bikeability cycle training

£18 million has been set aside for cycle training across the country to ensure children and their families have the confidence to choose active travel.

Charity launches largest clean up event ever

Surfers Against Sewage has launched the Million Mile Clean, seeking to support 100,000 volunteers walking 10 miles whilst cleaning the places they love.

Everyone will now have to check in on Test and Trace app

Changes have been made to the way that the public check in to venues and shops on the NHS Test and Trace app, ahead of the reopening of hospitality and retail.

Liverpool to pilot safe reopening of events

The government has announced details of the pilot events to be held in Liverpool, as the city prepares to reopen its cultural and business sectors.

 GB Features

The Go Ultra Low Cities Scheme

The Energy Saving Trust look at some of the lessons learnt from each of the cities involved in the Go Ultra Low Cities scheme

An opportunity to create a greener footing

We need to think seriously about how we 'build back better' in a way that tackles a potentially more catastrophic global crisis - climate change

Making greener journeys more desirable

Francesca DiGiorgio writes for Friends of the Earth about the design aspect of shifting local planning to deter unnecessary car journeys

A post-pandemic workplace opportunity

Peter Brogan provides a preview to the findings of the IWFM Market Outlook Survey, ahead of the launch of the full findings in the coming weeks

Local government funding – where are we now?

CIPFA CEO Rob Whiteman provides a breakdown of the local government financial picture heading into 2021/22

Why the shift to online requires automating ID verification

Barley Laing explains why those in the public sector must look seriously at automating ID verification to protect themselves against fraud

 Events

09/12/2021

digitech21 will seek to demystify the increasingly complex technology landscape and will showcase a host of public sector best practice case studies and the very best solution providers, each of whom are helping organisations to transform and improve the way in which the public sector delivers services to the citizen.

Event Diary

digitech21 will seek to demystify the increasingly complex technology landscape and will showcase a host of public sector best practice case studies and the very best solution providers, each of whom are helping organisations to transform and improve the way in which the public sector delivers services to the citizen.

Supplier Profiles

Gardenia Technologies

Gardenia Technologies is a FinTech company established in 2016, provides advanced analytics and d

SJ Translation Services

Sometimes, writing is the only means of communication, especially during these turbulent times.