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Ruth Fisher discusses the Christmas infrastructure across Scotland’s capital city centre, looking at the successes of the event

brexit: An environmental opportunity?

Will Brexit affect the environment and how can the UK's metro mayors maintain sustainable programmes for their regions?

Smarter energy for a more efficient authority

September’s GB Top 10 investigates how local authorities across the UK are improving their energy efficiency

How can cities stop car being king?

Cutting down on the number of commuters using cars for short journeys will be key to easing congestion, says Adeline Bailly.

Natural flood management – taking it forward

Steve Maslen explains how natural flood management might effectively be applied to communities at risk of flooding

Fire safety legislation and refurbishment

Catherine Nelms, of the Fire Industry Association, explains why fire safety legislation must be adhered to through any planning or refurbishment process

Europe’s largest environmental exhibition

The Contamination Expo, the standout event of the year for contamination professionals, is coming to London’s ExCeL in September

Tough times bring out innovation in public sector reward

Caroline Nugent explains how, in the face of major cutbacks, rewarding staff can drive them to be more engaged and driven

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

Procurement contingency plans beginning to form

The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply expand upon the findings of its recent survey, which looks at business supplier trends amid Brexit talks

What next for local authority fire safety?

In light of the Grenfell Tower fire last month, GB looks at the safety regulations and what can be done to prevent future large-scale fires

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