Jonathan Flowers on experiencing the fear and frustration of not being listened to.
Alongside the rest of the country, we at LGiU are shocked and saddened beyond measure at the brutal murder of Jo Cox.
With one in four of us experiencing mental health problems in any one year, it’s important to recognise that promoting mental well-being is as important as physical well-being, says Tom Pollard.
Chris Ford warns that the proposed cuts to community pharmacy funding represent a set back to tackling health inequalities and a major loss of important community assets.
The Centre for Public Scrutiny has just launched a new paper on the stages that local areas will have to go through in agreeing and implementing a devolution deals which also highlights the need for greater public involvement, writes Ed Hammond.
The MJ's Dan Peters was joined us last night for our live local election coverage. He gives an early morning take on the state of play (this article first appeared on the MJ website this morning). We will be covering the remaining local election results as they come in on…
Consumer Rights have been thrown into the spotlight in the last year more than ever before, but there are still significant gaps in the public’s knowledge when it comes to how to complain, writes Lewis Shand Smith, Chief Ombudsman at Ombudsman Services.
Our public libraries are enormously loved and valued, to the extent that a whopping 265million visits were made to UK libraries last year. Cat Cooper urges great library services to enter the CILIP Libraries Change Lives award.
The fanfare led by George Osborne in relation to the ground-breaking devolution deal given to Manchester and the Northern Powerhouse saw a surge of excitement in the local government community. However, even with the wave of signed deals scepticism remains around what is truly driving this devolution revolution and the…
In February the House of Lords Select Committee on National Policy for the Built Environment completed nine months of evidence gathering and deliberations and released their report Building Better Places. Matthew Carmona sees an opportunity to create better places for us to live.