Local Government Association

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LGA Climate Change Programme: Decarbonising Transport Action Learning Sets

Are you a councillor who holds the transport portfolio for your council, or an officer tasked with delivering your council's ambitions for decarbonising transport? This Action Learning Set brings together councillors and officers from across England to explore how emissions reductions could be achieved using Local Transport Plans and associated transport investments.

LGA Climate Change Programme: Decarbonising Transport Action Learning Sets

London Borough of Southwark: Partnering with the Money Adviser Network to reduce debts

Southwark Council partners with the Money Adviser Network, referring customers mainly for rent or council tax arrears. This provides immediate assistance, while building a picture of who in the borough is in particular need and plan support for the future.

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London Borough of Southwark: Partnering with the Money Adviser Network to reduce debts

Bath & North East Somerset Council: Cross-partner Community Wellbeing Hub

Bath and North East Somerset Council are continuing to mobilise their cross-partner Community Wellbeing Hub to support the most vulnerable residents, most recently addressing the pressures created by the cost of living crisis.

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Bath & North East Somerset Council: Cross-partner Community Wellbeing Hub

LGA: Sugar levy should be spent by councils to tackle physical inactivity and ensure lasting Commonwealth Games legacy

By reinstating this funding and devolving sugar levy funds, the Government can ensure councils can continue to provide vital services such as tackling childhood obesity and encouraging greater physical activity in their local areas.

LGA: Sugar levy should be spent by councils to tackle physical inactivity and ensure lasting Commonwealth Games legacy

Hertfordshire County Council: Cost of Living Taskforce

In response to the growing pressures residents in Hertfordshire are facing, Hertfordshire County Council has established a ‘Cost of Living Taskforce’ which brings together representation from various service areas to coordinate how the organisation is supporting residents. 

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Hertfordshire County Council: Cost of Living Taskforce

Leeds City Council: Leeds Food Aid Network

The is a strong partnership approach to tackling food insecurity in Leeds, crucial to the city's response to the pandemic.

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Leeds City Council: Leeds Food Aid Network

Leeds City Council: Healthy Holidays in Leeds

The Healthy Holidays scheme provides activities and food over the Easter, Summer and Christmas holidays to vulnerable children, primarily those eligible for Free School Meals.

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Leeds City Council: Healthy Holidays in Leeds

Bristol City Council: Bristol’s One City Response

From March 2022, the Bristol City Council Neighbourhood and Communities service have convened staff from across the council to understand the potential impacts of the rising cost of living on individuals and communities.

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Bristol City Council: Bristol’s One City Response