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‘Future of leisure facilities under threat’: LGA statement on PAC report on participation in grassroots sports

Responding to a Public Accounts Committee report on participation in grassroots sport, Cllr Gerald Vernon-Jackson, Chair of the Local Government Association’s Culture, Tourism and Sport Board, said:

“The future of leisure facilities is under threat and this report highlights the need for an asset strategy that will preserve the future of these key council services.

‘Future of leisure facilities under threat’: LGA statement on PAC report on participation in grassroots sports

Offset options to achieve net zero by 2030

Devon County Council (DCC) set a net zero target by 2030, and is implementing a carbon reduction plan to reduce its emissions by 70 per cent. This leaves about 116,300 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (tCO2e) to offset at 2030/31 and beyond.

Offset options to achieve net zero by 2030

Shared micromobility within the UK

As part of the LGA’s ongoing work to support local transport improvement and in particular decarbonisation, the LGA’s Economy, Environment, Housing and Transport Board commissioned this report exploring shared micromobility in the UK.

Shared micromobility within the UK

LGA responds to new careers advice programme for children

Everybody should have the chance to work or retrain, to help increase their aspirations and skills to realise their potential. The labour market has changed significantly in recent years and continues to adapt, so people need joined up local support.

LGA responds to new careers advice programme for children