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UK LGA Forum

The Northern Ireland Local Government Association (NILGA) is delighted to host the UK Local Government Association Forum in Belfast this week.

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NILGA Launches Local Planning Leadership Programme 2023-24 for councillors

The Northern Ireland Local Government Association is set to deliver the NILGA Local Planning Leadership Programme 2023-24.  This modular, Institute of Leadership (ILM) accredited programme is based on a tested and highly accessible model, aimed  at councillors involved /interested in the local planning system and will help them address the challenges of their role.

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Ulster in Bloom Awards, Translink

Hard working volunteers, community gardeners and council staff from across Northern Ireland were recognised and celebrated for their hard work and dedication as the results were announced for the 2023 Translink Ulster in Bloom awards.

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Immediate action required to ensure the safety and well-being of elected representatives’ say local government representative bodies in united call

The local government representative bodies in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland - the Northern Ireland Local Government Association (NILGA) and the Association of Irish Local Government (AILG) - have called for immediate action to ensure the safety and well-being of elected representatives.

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Future of Urban Green Spaces

Local people from the voluntary, health, business and statutory sectors, universities, along with green space users have joined forces to create a plan with the vision of seeing urban green spaces as key community assets, and helping towns and cities adapt to climate change. The collaboration hopes to pave the way for urban green spaces to play a key role in addressing the health, nature and climate crises.

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Project Gigabit

The UK Government’s ambition is to deliver nationwide gigabit-capable broadband as soon as possible. The Department for the Economy (DfE) recognises that there is a need for Government intervention in the parts of Northern Ireland that are not commercially viable. The UK government has committed £5 billion for the hardest to reach parts of the country, ensuring that all areas of the UK can benefit.

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