The Little Things
All posts from: December 2011
Investing in technology can prove an excellent way of making a council more efficient and cutting costs, but when budgets are being squeezed is it the right time? Debbie Hall, senior manager - financial management at Cheshire West and Chester Council tells us why her council are doing so.
Cheshire East Council invited a host of community, voluntary and faith groups to meet their leader, chief executive and heads of services, building bridges and relations with groups that deliver the Big Society, find out how they got on
Leader of Glasgow City Council, Gordon Matheson explains how sustainability should’t just be about the environment but social justice as well, discussing their Sustainable Glasgow partnership with IBM and Warm Glasgow project, aimed at helping the over-80s with their heating bills
With Christmas fast approaching and the pressure on to buy the right present, Andy Fry, director of public protection at Suffolk CC explains how their trading standards officers are working hard with their partners in police, fire and rescue to offer some advice to the community on what to watch out for through their safety shop