Local Government http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government/20-communities Mon, 20 Aug 2012 15:36:34 +0100 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Parades, freedom of borough and street naming for Olympic heroes http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government/20-communities/12317-parades-freedom-of-borough-and-street-naming-for-olympic-heroes http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government/20-communities/12317-parades-freedom-of-borough-and-street-naming-for-olympic-heroes

As Olympic stars return home with one of the country's biggest haul of Olympic medals, councils across the country are laying on celebrations, naming streets after their sporting heroes and bestowing the rare Freedom of the Borough honour

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scott.buckler@govtoday.co.uk (Scott Buckler) Communities Fri, 17 Aug 2012 13:12:25 +0100
Councils say Government's homelessness report 'misses the bigger picture' http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government/20-communities/12295-councils-say-government-s-homelessness-report-misses-the-bigger-picture http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government/20-communities/12295-councils-say-government-s-homelessness-report-misses-the-bigger-picture

Responding to the Government's Making Every Contact Count report on preventing homelessness, Cllr Mike Jones, Chairman of the Local Government Association Environment Board, said..

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scott.buckler@govtoday.co.uk (Scott Buckler) Communities Thu, 16 Aug 2012 08:57:45 +0100
Six seaside towns get money to kick-start year round jobs http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government/20-communities/12271-six-seaside-towns-get-money-to-kick-start-year-round-jobs http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government/20-communities/12271-six-seaside-towns-get-money-to-kick-start-year-round-jobs

Six seaside projects that will create vital new jobs and local enterprises are the first to receive Government backing to help their coastal town prosper, Communities Secretary Eric Pickles announced today

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scott.buckler@govtoday.co.uk (Scott Buckler) Communities Wed, 15 Aug 2012 10:55:24 +0100
Governing bodies prepared for participation boost http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government/20-communities/12263-governing-bodies-prepared-for-participation-boost-following-olympic-bounce http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government/20-communities/12263-governing-bodies-prepared-for-participation-boost-following-olympic-bounce

Despite concerns about a lack of investment in grassroots sport, sports governing bodies are well-prepared for a post-Olympic games boost in participation, according to their umbrella body, the Sport and Recreation Alliance

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scott.buckler@govtoday.co.uk (Scott Buckler) Communities Tue, 14 Aug 2012 15:03:15 +0100
Our Greatest Team to be honoured with parade through London http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government/20-communities/12238-our-greatest-team-to-be-honoured-with-parade-through-london http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government/20-communities/12238-our-greatest-team-to-be-honoured-with-parade-through-london

As the whole country celebrates Team GB's biggest medal haul for over 100 years, the Mayor of London Boris Johnson in conjunction with the British Olympic Association and the British Paralympic Association confirmed today that the British athletes competing in the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games are to be honoured with a parade through the streets of the capital

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scott.buckler@govtoday.co.uk (Scott Buckler) Communities Mon, 13 Aug 2012 09:13:23 +0100
Deputy Prime Minister hails lasting Olympic legacy in Manchester http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government/20-communities/12205-deputy-prime-minister-hails-lasting-olympic-legacy-in-manchester http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government/20-communities/12205-deputy-prime-minister-hails-lasting-olympic-legacy-in-manchester

The Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, has hailed the impact of London 2012 in creating a lasting sporting legacy in Manchester, on a visit to the city

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scott.buckler@govtoday.co.uk (Scott Buckler) Communities Wed, 08 Aug 2012 15:27:09 +0100