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Edinburgh council celebrates ‘spectacular’ Eras Tour welcome


The City of Edinburgh Council has paid tribute to fans, residents, transport services and staff after Taylor Swift’s global tour descended on the city at the weekend.

Investigation into fairground ‘malfunction’ after four injured


A ‘thorough’ investigation will determine what caused a fairground ride malfunction that left four people injured at the weekend, Lambeth Council has said.

Liverpool to transform into ‘Taylor Town’ to welcome Eras Tour star


Fans descending on Liverpool for Taylor Swift’s record-breaking Eras Tour will receive a ‘proper scouse welcome’, with events dedicated to the pop icon.

Council unfurls giant St George flag


Nottingham City Council unfurled what is believed to be the largest English flag in the country to celebrate St George’s Day.

Yorkshire to host ‘internationally renowned’ triathlon


The Long Course Weekend will take place in North Yorkshire next year, marking the first time the multi-sport event has been staged in England.

Eurovision and the importance of culture


Claire McColgan, director of Culture Liverpool, discusses the role of culture in place making, the topic of her talk today at the LGA annual conference.

Weymouth council to reconsider funfair cancellation


Weymouth Town Council has announced it will reconsider a decision to cancel funfair bookings for this year.

Planning for safer Coronation celebrations


Iain Moran, MD of Crowdguard, discusses the importance of considering safety when planning local events and street parties for the Coronation Weekend.

Councils urged to cut ‘red tape’ ahead of coronation


Levelling up secretary Michael Gove has called on councils to ensure that celebrations marking the King’s coronation are not held up by ‘needless red tape’.

Seven cities shortlisted to host Eurovision 2023


The BBC has announced that seven UK cities have been shortlisted to host the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest.

Birmingham City Council bids to host athletics championship


Birmingham City Council has officially submitted a joint bid with UK Athletics to host Europe’s most prestigious athletics competition.

Council chiefs call for more event licensing powers


Councils should have the power to set local event licensing fees to ensure they fully cover the associated administrative costs, the LGA has said.

Holyrood announces £21m events support package


The Scottish government has announced a £21m support package to support cultural and events organisations and freelancers.

Wales introduces COVID passes for events


People will have to show a NHS COVID Pass to enter nightclubs and attend events in Wales from next month, the First Minister announced today.

Council chiefs welcome £750m events insurance scheme


Local authorities have welcomed a new Government-backed insurance scheme designed to help the events industry recover from the impact of COVID-19.

Delivering safe events in the wake of the pandemic


LocalGov caught up with Sunbelt Rentals who provided a wide range of equipment and products to the Sefton Park Pilot music festival.

Securing government funding: A guide for local authorities


Nick Huston outlines the five steps local authorities can take to ensure they stand the best chance of securing financial support for delivering warm and sustainable homes.

Housing and planning take centre stage at GeoPlace’s annual conference


Over 879 people registered to attend this year’s GeoPlace’s 2021 conference, taking advantage of an online format that enabled delegates to interact with speakers presenting on this year’s theme, ‘Places for People’.

Liverpool to host events from April as part of pilot safety scheme


Liverpool City Council will stage a number of events ahead of lockdown easing to test crowd safety.

More places available at fighting fraud webinar


Due to popular demand, the number of places available at this free webinar have been extended. Find out the five best ways to use data better to fight fraud.

Webinar: Five ways to use data better to fight fraud


Register for the HooYu LocalGov webinar to protect the public purse.

Glastonbury arena to be made from recycled plastic


An arena at Glastonbury Festival is to be built from waste plastic that has been recycled by Exeter City Council.

EventApp - Transforming event planning


Find out how the EventApp is transforming event planning for UK councils.

Essential guide to managing your lifts and escalators


LIFTEX 2019 brings together the best innovations and latest developments from the lift & escalator industry.

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