If you are a councillor, council officer or you are involved in flood risk management for your local authority, local community or organisation you may want to attend the next meeting of the Local Government Flood Forum (LGFF) on Wednesday, 31 October in London. The LGFF is the UK’s independent local government voice on flooding matters. […]
This training and development day is designed to enable delegates with the skills, confidence and plan to use social media more effectively. The course will concentrate on effective good practice, brand management, using social media to listen and choice of social media networks.
Forget the theoretical models – this is a guide to hands-on ‘real’ community engagement, where councillors, officers and other stakeholders alike can work together for the good of communities no matter where they are or what the issues. Description: At this time more than ever, it is becoming more and more apparent that the focus […]
The future of devolution is increasingly under question, with the Government’s Industrial Strategy seemingly now taking priority, along with the UK’s exit from the EU. With these shifting priorities in mind, and if formal powers are not forthcoming, how can the Government work with localities to deliver a place-based Industrial Strategy that ensures Brighton & […]
Join us for drinks! As part of the seminar by the same name – read more here – the LGiU invite you to its publication launch ‘Building Strong Communities’ with author Steve Skinner and others. Keynote Speech: Cllr Alan Waters, Leader of Norwich City Council and Head of Learning & Development, LGiU Many councils want […]
This ground-breaking seminar is based on LGIU’s new exciting publication, ’Building Stronger Communities’ being launched the same day. It can help both officers and Elected Members to build better organised, more resilient communities, working in partnership with the local authority. This workshop-style session is packed with examples from around the country, plus practical frameworks and tools to apply to your own setting.
Description: In this webinar we are going to look at ‘Intentional Networks’ and how they can be created online to achieve an agreed outcome, and particularly in this webinar a learning outcome. This is particularly pertinent for those in local government, community and health professions where the exchange of information is vital. It is […]
Webinar: Social Media to Engage Citizens & Communities: Councillor & Officer Engagement in the Digital Age
This webinar workshop is a basic introduction to social media. It looks at the importance of engaging rather than just promoting and it briefly goes through the tools that both officers and councillors can use.
Local Trust and LGiU are hosting a roundtable event to discuss how councillors can best help their community by encouraging local people and groups to take the lead on projects and issues that matter to them.
Description How do we create networks to promote, heath, well-being and social care? This is one of the major problems confronting us both in the voluntary and statutory sectors. In this seminar we look at how: networks can be ‘intentional’ and achieve outcomes that engage communities and achieve objectives. We will do this by examining […]