Press Releases

Council Tax to rise while services slashed

February 14, 2019

Nearly all councils plan on raising council tax this year and increasing charges to make up for cuts in central government funding, the 2019 State of Local Government Finance survey has found.

Local Councillor Award Winners

November 7, 2018

Local councillors from across the country were announced winners at the annual LGiU and CCLA Councillor Achievement Awards. The annual Awards Ceremony, kindly supported by CCLA, was held on Tuesday evening (November 6th) against the backdrop of the Guildhall’s Livery Hall in London. With nearly 200 nominations, competition was extremely tight.…

 Shortlist announced for 2018 Councillor Awards

October 3, 2018

Media contact: Sophie Willett Telephone: 07955 376 591 Email: Wednesday 3 October 2018  For immediate release  Shortlist announced for 2018 Councillor Awards The LGiU and CCLA are delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2018 Councillor Achievement Awards. The annual Awards are the only national ceremony to honour the hard work of…

LGiU Statement – Passing of Cllr Bob Wheeler

August 14, 2018

Everyone at LGiU was saddened to learn of the death of Cllr Bob Wheeler of South Derbyshire. Bob had been a member of the LGiU Executive Board since 2010. He brought a wealth of insight both from his political experience and from his long career in industry and he was…