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Street urges for increase to the Local Housing Allowance

Andy Street has urged the government to urgently rethink part of the benefits system to protect the most vulnerable from becoming homeless.

Wiltshire Council welcomes virtual assistant workforce

Wiltshire Council has welcomed the first of a team of virtual assistants to its workforce.

740 people denied the vote in mandatory ID trials

New Electoral Commission figures reveal that more than 700 people were denied a vote for not having ID in May’s local elections.

£8.9bn drop in funding for neighbourhood services

Resources devoted to neighbourhood services across Britain have fallen by 27 per cent since 2010.

Measures to end segregation of social housing residents

The government has unveiled new measures to end the segregation of social housing residents in mixed-tenure developments.

‘Whitehall corridor’ marginalising millions across UK

Report warns that the government must seek to broaden public spending allocations and undo ‘systemic bias’ against rural Britain.

 GB Features

Make cycling inclusive to double cycling

An inclusive transport system is central to a fairer economy and society, but urban transport is often biased and unequal, writes Tim Burns

Air pollution; we need to act now

In a country with world-leading emissions data, there is no excuse for inaction, says the British Safety Council's Matthew Holder

How taking back your empties will transform recycling in Scotland

Iain Gulland explains why Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme will aid the fight against climate change by encouraging better recycling

Why go franchising?

The British Franchise Association explains how the franchising sector has changed in recent years and what opportunities it presents for the public sector

Making place based approach a reality – from tech to culture

Georgina Maratheftis, head of local government at techUK, explains how the technology sector can be involved in a place based approach to local services

Reducing food waste in Scotland

Iain Gulland outlines how the agency is helping Scottish councils to reduce food waste and recycle more where food waste is unavoidable

 Events

11/09/2019 to 12/09/2019

It is no mystery that there is a huge task at hand to solve the growing problems of waste, inefficient resources, and the disposal of hazardous materials as our communities develop.

18/09/2019 to 19/09/2019

You are invited to this unique annual exhibition that brings together all the disciplines from the emergency services sector who are involved in prevention, response and recovery. 


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It is no mystery that there is a huge task at hand to solve the growing problems of waste, inefficient resources, and the disposal of hazardous materials as our communities develop.

You are invited to this unique annual exhibition that brings together all the disciplines from the emergency services sector who are involved in prevention, response and recovery. 


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