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Coronavirus: information for councils
Spending Review 2020: On-the-Day Briefing
LGA responds to Spending Review
LGA – COVID-19 has devastated councils’ park services
Parks proved to be a lifeline for local communities during the COVID-19 crisis but the pandemic has had a devastating impact on councils’ park services, the Local Government Association sets out today.
Parks fit for the future
Our local parks have been lifelines during the national lockdowns. However, whilst they remained open, the pandemic has had a devastating impact on council parks services and income generation. Now, we must ensure we invest so they are fit for the future and enjoyed by communities.
Financial impact of COVID-19 on parks 2020-21 - case study key findings
During the COVID-19 pandemic, parks proved their status as lifelines for local communities. The loss of external income due to the closure of income generating facilities in parks and the loss of in kind volunteer contributions have left parks services in a vulnerable state.
Financial impact of COVID-19 on parks and green spaces - Leeds City Council
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the parks service at Leeds City Council.
Financial impact of COVID-19 on parks and green spaces - Nottingham City Council
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on the parks service at Nottingham City Council.
Financial impact of COVID-19 on parks and green spaces - Rugby Borough Council
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the parks service at Rugby Borough Council.
Member Peer Virtual Meeting -12 November 2020
Making Health Everyone’s Business Professor Kate Ardern, Director of Public Health, Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council
‘Even when measures get imposed don’t feel powerless’
It was the night before Eid at the end of July when the bombshell dropped. Ministers announced that household mixing was to be banned under extra restrictions to curb the spread of coronavirus across the Bradford District.
‘Leicester Lockdown took us by surprise’
Anne Court, Oadby and Wigston Borough Council
‘You need to be clear what’s on the table and what the key outcomes are’
Joanne Roney, Manchester City Council
COVID-19: Top tips for chief executives responding to extra restrictions
Resource for council chief executives experiencing local intervention due to the coronavirus pandemic
LGA responds to Lords Public Services Committee report on lessons learned from Covid-19
“Councils have played a crucial role during the pandemic and have demonstrated the strength that comes from local leaders able to work with others and their communities."
Building post-pandemic prosperity
Building 100,000 new homes would result in a £15 billion boost to the economy.
Early Years Pupil Premium research
The last five years has seen a range of policy and funding changes for the Early Years sector. In 2015 Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) was introduced
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