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People should have more control of social care services, NICE says

NICE is urging councils in England to help adults have more control over day-to-day tasks like cooking and cleaning.

Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme scoops Large Project of the Year award

Phase 1 of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme has won the Large Project of the Year award at the 2017 NEC awards in London.

Mayor publishes Health Inequality Strategy

The Mayor of London has published a Health Inequality Strategy which aims to tackle inequalities and improve the health of Londoners.

Green Flag Award to be extended for five more years

The government will renew the Green Flag Award, Marcus Jones has announced.

Outsourcing at root of increasing bin collection complaints

The outsourcing of waste collections by councils in England has led to an increase in the number of complaints, a new report warns.

Newcastle plans to secure £32 million take significant step

Newcastle ambitions to generate income to help fund crucial council services have taken a significant step forward.

Prison healthcare ‘dangerously under-doctored’

NHS doctors working in prisons have warned that the conditions in which they work are extremely unsafe and understaffed.

£35m potential savings through estates framework

The new Estates Professional Services framework has the potential to save the public sector £35 million over the next four years.

 GB Features

Solar: profit for your purpose [Brandon Court]

Leonie Greene explores the benefits of local government and the solar industry working together to accelerate progress towards smarter, solar energy

How should cities respond to urban vehicular attacks?

Martin Coward, of the University of Manchester, discusses the upturn in vehicle related attacks and how cities can respond to them

Breathe life into your events with expert knowledge

Andrew Harrison, director of the Event Supplier and Services Association, explores how event suppliers can help make public sector meetings a success

Providing insight into a World of Learning

World-renowned learning and development professionals are to provide insight at this year’s World of Learning Conference & Exhibition.

Winter road maintenance is a seasonal pursuit

The maxim ‘a stitch in time saves nine’ could not be more appropriate when it comes to road winter maintenance, writes Howard Robinson

RWM 2017 – where policy-makers meet

Bigger, better and more collaborative, RWM is tailor-made for policymakers from central and local government. Event director Nicola Meadows previews the show

Innovative ideas to combat the threat of flooding

Running on the 27-28 September, the he largest flood exhibition and conference in the world will showcase the innovative products and infrastructure reinventing the way that flooding across the globe is predicted, prevented and managed. GB looks ahead to the Flood Expo

Are you ready to lead the ULEV charge?

With UK ULEV registrations topping 100,000, perhaps now is the best time for public fleets to take the plunge, says Andy Eastlake

 Events

27/09/2017 to 28/09/2017

The largest flood exhibition and conference in the world is coming to London’s ExCeL in September.

20/09/2017 to 21/09/2017

The Emergency Services Show takes place at the NEC from 20-21 September and is the only UK event for all involved in public safety.

17/10/2017 to 18/10/2017

World of Learning will feature even more opportunities to discover the latest in learning and development (L&D) with over 100 exhibitors, The Technology Test Drive, Learning Design Live, live workshops, one-to-one consultations, free seminars and its renowned annual conference.

Event Diary

The largest flood exhibition and conference in the world is coming to London’s ExCeL in September.

The Emergency Services Show takes place at the NEC from 20-21 September and is the only UK event for all involved in public safety.

World of Learning will feature even more opportunities to discover the latest in learning and development (L&D) with over 100 exhibitors, The Technology Test Drive, Learning Design Live, live workshops, one-to-one consultations, free seminars and its renowned annual conference.