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Local Government News is the quarterly magazine for LocalGov.

Local government News is the leading magazine for officers in every department of local government. Providing an unrivalled circulation, it showcases the latest information on what is happening within the sector, helping our readers deal with the changing face of local government.

With its independent and exclusive editorial policy, Local Government News covers examples of best practice, information of new Government policy, and analysis of the latest sector developments.

It covers the six core areas of most interest to local government: the built environment, public realm, procurement and efficiency, IT and technology, finance, and health and social care. Each issue also features a special focus such as HR, the environment or regeneration.

The magazine is informed by the most popular news from LocalGov, developing the stories that the sector are really interesting in.

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Latest issue - Local Goverrnemnt News

This issue of Local Government News explores what impact the increase to the Public Works Loan Board rate have on councils’ capital schemes and why adopting AI will not just improve customer service response times for councils.

This issue also finds out how local government pension funds are backing infrastructure projects and calls on local government to get better value from its technology spend.

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Head of Digital Data & Digital Democracy

Newham London Borough Council
£86,000 per annum
HELP US BUILD A BETTER AND BRIGHTER FUTURE Newham, London (Greater)
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Newham London Borough Council
£86,000 per annum
Newham is a vibrant, diverse and aspirational place, one of the youngest boroughs in London Newham, London (Greater)
Recuriter: Newham London Borough Council

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City of York Council
£18,865 - £20,013 per annum
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic individual to work within the Business Support Payroll and Pensions Team. York, North Yorkshire
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Advanced Practitioner

The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Council
£44,370 - £50,964 per annum
As a member of a dedicated local social work team, you will find a fantastically collaborative team spirit awaits you. Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
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The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Council
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On a day-to-day basis, you will be out and about as you build exceptional relationships with a manageable portfolio of schools and teachers. Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
Recuriter: The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Council

Public Property

Latest issue - Public Property News

This issue of Public Property examines how how flexible workspaces can lead the way in regeneration for local authorities, Why local authority intervention is key to successful urban regeneration schemes and if the Government’s challenge of embracing beauty is an opportunity for communities.

The March issue also takes a closer look at Blackburn with Darwen Council's first digital health hub to help people gain control over health and care services.

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