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Forthcoming events

Throughout the year, we run an extensive and popular programme of events, including: training and key skills seminars; policy roundtables; publication launches; and party conference fringes. We run events at venues throughout the country and can also provide events and training tailored to a council’s own requirements.

If you’d like to speak to us about commissioning a bespoke event (including in-house training), give us a ring on 020 7554 2800 or find out more here.

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C’llr Awards Ceremony

We will be announcing the winners of the LGiU and CCLA 2015 Councillor Achievement Awards at a ceremony, kindly hosted by Westminster City Council in the Mayor's Parlour, Westminster City Hall.

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Community Engagement – Targeting, Connectivity and Community Conversations Seminar

We know that involving communities can lead to better decision-making and getting services right the first time. This workshop will focus on identifying groups and targeting them for engagement and in creating on-going community conversations through both online and face-to-face techniques.

Building Communities

Community Engagement in the current climate Seminar

This is a down to earth seminar that will prompt frank debate and identify key issues facing frontline councillors. It will give participants plenty of opportunity to explore different approaches, which they can apply in their work as officers or local councillors.

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Local Government Flood Forum (London)

If you are a councillor, council officer or you are involved in flood risk management for your local authority or local community you may want to attend the next meeting of the Local Government Flood Forum (LGFF) on Friday, 20 March in London. On the…

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Being an effective Councillor: Influencing Skills Seminar

This seminar has been designed to develop an understanding of how to persuade others in order to gain cooperation, support, and commitment. Delegates will gain come away with an increased ability in communicating and achieving successful outcomes while retaining the respect and trust of others.


Understanding Communities through Participatory Appraisal Seminar

Participatory Appraisal (PA) is a method of consultation, designed to be none threatening and offer a fun and alternative method of gathering both qualitative and quantitative results. PA, by its approach is suitable to use with all members of the community as it easily cuts…