Councils have been curiously reticent about promoting local democracy, allowing national voices to drown out local issues, writes LGC editor Nick Golding.
“The end is nigh” is a phrase heard increasingly regularly in town, city and county halls – but today, for once, LGC is using it in an uplifting way. Yes, New Year’s Eve will mark just one year being left of what has been a sorry decade for local government.
Cutbacks on communications end up costing the council more overall, with half the effectiveness
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National body focused on improving the standard of communications in local government confirms appointments after adopting a new constitution
Building a strong connection between public services and citizens is the most critical part of the job in local government. Success or failure often rests on it.
The Independent Press Standards Organisation upheld our compliant against an article in The Times, but it could make changes to its approach so as to better protect others in the foster system
The Cambridge Analytica incident has been a perfect lesson in how not to handle a scandal
The 47-year-old documentarist Louis Theroux is now, apparently, a thing with the under-35s.
The Local Government Association and the Public Relations and Communications Association are to oversee the delivery of LGcommunications
These past two weeks has been like nothing else before in terms of communications activity at Northamptonshire CC.