The LGA’s Budget submission
Long-term reform and investment in local services

In the latest issue:

Child diabetes up 40%

The number of children and young people being treated for Type 2 diabetes – normally only seen in adults and often linked to obesity – has soared by around 40 per cent in just four years, to more than 700 cases, the LGA has warned.

Rough sleeping strategy

The LGA was a member of an advisory panel involved in the development of the Government’s Rough Sleeping Strategy, along with councils and homelessness service providers and partners.

Community workers waling through a field

Community energy for all

Community energy initiatives are wide-ranging, from community-owned renewable energy schemes and street-wide insulation programmes, to bulk-buying schemes and green open-homes events.