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£2m for high street recovery in 15 London boroughs

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced the 15 projects receiving more than £2 million in funding through his High Streets for All Challenge.

Welsh fund to tackle loneliness and isolation launched

A fund to tackle loneliness and social isolation will help grass root organisations bring communities together across Wales.

Adult social care white paper published

The government has published a ten year vision for adult social care which it argues will help provide greater choice for those receiving care.

Wolverhampton to pilot new health incentive app

A new app will be piloted in Wolverhampton which will offer incentives for people who eat healthy and exercise more.

New campaign launched to help London’s rough sleepers

Sadiq Khan has launched his annual Winter Rough Sleeping Fundraising Campaign, urging the government to ‘wake up’ to the dangers facing the vulnerable in the capital.

Social care sector loses up to 50,000 staff before winter

The Nuffield Trust has warned that the social care sector may have lost up to 50,000 workers across all providers of care in the months leading up to winter.

Croydon residents to benefit from high-tech bus shelters

Croydon council has announced that bus shelters in the borough will soon be upgraded with digital screens and state-of-the-art technology.

New government drive to develop brownfield land

Derelict sites across the country will be transformed into new homes under a flagship government scheme to regenerate brownfield land.

 GB Features

UK’s EV transition offers great opportunity as well as challenge

Zemo’s Neil Wallis and Jonathan Murray discuss the agenda of the EV Energy Taskforce and the electrification of road transport

Smart cities and local gov: what next after the pandemic?

Melissa Thorne and Kat McManus explain how smart cities can help make cities more sustainable and responsive to the needs of local residents

Tech priorities for government leaders and departments for 2022

Alan Warr says the benefits available from the explosion of new technologies will be greatest for those leaders who don’t just focus on the technology

How IT has coped with the pressures of the pandemic

Sascha Giese examines how IT professionals in the public sector have coped in the past 18 months and what their expectations are for the future

GB Q&A: Net Zero action in West Yorkshire

GB talks to Tracy Brabin, Mayor of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, about Net Zero ambitions, local collaboration and tackling food waste

GB Q&A: Bristol and the road to net zero

Government Business talks to Councillor Nicola Beech about sustainability, local collaboration and reaching net zero in Bristol by 2030

 Events

07/09/2021 to 09/09/2021

The Security Event is set to be the first major exhibition to take place in the sector when it opens its doors on 7-9 September 2021 at the NEC in Birmingham and for the first time it will also encompass the National Cyber Security Show.

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

The Security Event is set to be the first major exhibition to take place in the sector when it opens its doors on 7-9 September 2021 at the NEC in Birmingham and for the first time it will also encompass the National Cyber Security Show.

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.

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