Topic: Voluntary Sector and Community Engagement

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Local Government Flood Forum: 31-Oct-2018

Start date: 31 Oct 2018

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. […]



Seminar: ‘People not Politics’: a guide to best practice community engagement

Start date: 15 Feb 2018

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 […]


Policy Café Brighton : Growing strong local links

Start date: 19 Sep 2017

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 & […]


Publication Launch: Building Strong Communities

Start date: 26 Apr 2017

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 […]


Seminar: Building Strong Communities

Start date: 26 Apr 2017

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.


Webinar: Professional & Community Development through Intentional Networks

Start date: 22 Feb 2017

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 […]




Seminar: Place-based Networking & Social Prescription

Start date: 14 Mar 2017

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 […]