The Little Things
All posts from: October 2011
Richard Taylor, ICT & e-learning advisor for Northumberland CC reviews how they deployed internal wireless networks to every school in Northumberland
Birmingham’s successful partnership with Capita through Service Birmingham is showing the way forward for creating employment for the most disadvantaged. Here the deputy leader of Birmingham City Council, Paul Tilsley, and the chief executive of Service Birmingham, Stewart Wren, explain the Jobs and Skills Charter.
Councils up and down the country have a responsibility to tackle their energy usage not only to lead the fight against climate change but also to save money and get the most out of the taxpayer’s pound, here Blaby explains how they cut their consumption by just under 20% in a year
The rise of the ‘grow your own’ culture and the boom in celebrity chefs encouraging people to take a more green-fingered approach to life has led to an explosion of interest in local allotments. South Staffordshire Council’s deputy leader, Cllr David Billson, explains why local allotments could be at the heart of the Big Society
Dealing with complaints related to the storage and management of domestic waste can be a tricky problem, Craig Heppinstall, team manager at Wakefield MDC’s anti-social behaviour unit, talks about how they are dealing with the issue.
We kick off a week of waste and recycling blog entries with Surrey CC’s efforts to reach their 50% household recycling target, Cllr Lynne Hack talks about Surrey’s efforts