An attractive night time economy makes sense for councils as it can reduce costs, boost business rate income, improve community wellbeing and create jobs. How can partnerships with the health services, police, businesses and others help councils make the most of these benefits? LGiU and Portman Group will be hosting a fringe event at the […]
A lunchtime discussion on tackling hate crime, with Declan O’Dempsey, barrister at Cloisters Chambers. This event is an opportunity to discuss your authority's approach to hate crime with other councils and with a leading legal expert on these issues.
Join us in the final of three webinars where we look at “radicalisation” in the UK and the far right. Much attention has been given to “religious fundamentalism” that we sometimes forget that there is a growing example of hatred and provocation coming from the far right in the UK. This webinar will consider the […]
Description: Join us in the first of three webinars where we look at “radicalisation” in the UK and we examine radicalisation and the influence of gang culture. There is a growing trend of child exploitation within UK gang culture. It ruins lives and disrupts families. It is a disease that preys on vulnerable and impressionable […]
Why are young people becoming radicalised in this way. This Webinar discusses this issue and is associated with a Seminar being put on by the Local Government Information Unit (LGiU) and GlobalNet21 in July.
This seminar will focus on how we move from Prevent as a tool to counter security to one where we engage young people through dialogue and good practice. We will have some major speakers outlining the deficits in the Prevent Strategy and how these need to be confronted and we will have some case studies of good practice. We will also have space to develop our own ideas and to map ways forward.
This workshop will focus on how we work together to develop community conversations across communities to develop a sense of cohesion that can be owned by all. It will look at some case studies of good practice, look at the role of social networking and the new media and provide space for us to discuss our own experiences.