News

Lessons learned from last year’s storms will protect us from flooding in future say public sector bodies

7th November 2014

On Tuesday (4 November) local authorities and their partners in the East gathered to explore ways to improve the resilience of Member councils in responding

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UK business plan for use of EU structural and investment funds agreed

30th October 2014

UK Partnership agreement, the business plan for how the UK will invest 11.8 billion in total Cohesion Policy funding over 2014-2020, adopted.

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Cllr Jim Ranger retires from role as Chairman of the Local Government Employers Panel

30th October 2014

East of England LGA extends thanks Cllr Jim Ranger as he retires from his role at the Association.

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Councils in the East reap the rewards from their assets

30th October 2014

Councils in the East of England have taken major steps to review their asset management arrangements – and are reaping the rewards.

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Audit Commission publish “Managing council property assets”

30th October 2014

If you are giving thought to asset management issues you may be interested in the Audit Commission’s “Managing council property assets”.

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Ambition in Local Housing Delivery

30th October 2014

Housing is continually one of the issues that is crucial to both our member authorities and the communities we live in.

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Can Big Data be used to design smart local policies?

30th October 2014

The University of Essex host a workshop in Brussels in October to examine how “Big Data” can be harnessed in support of economic & policy development.

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Region’s councils rise to the challenge

27th October 2014

Local authorities in the East of England have taken on a unique challenge which has seen their staff step into senior roles within a fictitious council.

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Local authorities across the East to share Government cash to transform service improvements

2nd October 2014

Local authorities from across the East of England have been awarded Government funding to help transform services and save money in the long term.

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Collaborative review of assets leads to savings and increased productivity for councils in the East

2nd October 2014

Councils in the East who have taken steps to review their asset management arrangements are reaping the rewards.

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