Other London News- August 2017

2016-based population projections – London Gov, July 2017

The GLA 2016-based round of population and household projections are now available for download. This is the first GLA projection release to contain outputs for all local authorities in England and national outputs for Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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#ourLDNSummer – London Gov, July 2017

We’d like you to tell us about some of the fantastic things happening in London for young people this summer. We can help you shout about it.  Just spread the word using #ourLDNsummer and let young Londoners know all the great stuff that’s going on.

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Apply to become the London Borough of Culture – London Gov, June 2017

A new competition for the 32 London boroughs to apply for funding to lead a game changing cultural programme. Two winning boroughs will be named London Borough of Culture, one in 2019 and one in 2020. And up to six other boroughs will receive support to deliver bespoke cultural projects.

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Bridging the skills gap – London Councils, July 2017

A radical overhaul of the skills system across the UK is needed if businesses are to avoid the negative effects of Brexit. Organisations in the capital are facing significant challenges as they seek to recruit employees with the right skills to do the job.

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Business chiefs unite to praise London's resilience in the face of terror – Evening Standard, June 2017

Business chiefs have hailed the “resilience” of Londoners which they believe will help the capital to bounce back from a spate of terrorist attacks and the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

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Children at Heart in London bulletin – June 2017

The June update from Children at Heart in London, with updates on children's policy from the statutory and voluntary sector, plus links to latest resources and upcoming events.

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Community and Public Services – Centre for London, July 2017

All ​Londoners, regardless of age, wealth or occupation, depend on our city’s public services and rely on its social capital. This programme looks at the challenges facing London’s public services and explores ways of strengthening the voluntary ties, neighbourhood networks and public spaces that hold the city together.

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Merger of two London colleges agreed – FE Week, May 2017

The College of North West London and City of Westminster College will join forces this summer to become United Colleges Group.

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Neighbourhood Planners London Bulletin – July 2017

This issue of our Bulletin has positive news about a successful referendum in Highgate and designation in Norwood. We're also inviting your views on our draft submission to Government on the future of the neighbourhood planning support programme.

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Open City – London After Brexit – Centre for London, 8 NOVEMBER 2016 – 30 JUNE 2017

Centre for London and the Institute for Policy Research at the University of Bath are undertaking a research project to examine what London needs to do to maintain and strengthen its position as a global city in the context of the challenges posed by Brexit.

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Park life: ensuring green spaces remain a hit with Londoners – London Assembly, July 2017

This report has been produced to examine the current situation with regard to London’s parks and green spaces, to look at what needs to be done to maintain them, and to make a series of recommendations to the Mayor, to ensure we are able to pass on to future generations access to beauty in the midst of our city.

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Simon Parker - The blog I've been meaning to write for ages about my first six months in #localgov

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Team London Awards 2017 – London Gov, July 2017

The annual Team London Awards ceremony celebrates the individuals, teams and corporate volunteers who are making outstanding contributions to their communities and helping to make London the best city it can be.

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The views of London's school leaders on future challenges – London Councils, June 2017

London is experiencing a school funding crisis that is damaging the quality of education schools can provide, research commissioned by London Councils has revealed. Headteachers face huge challenges in coping with reducing budgets, recruiting and retaining teachers, and managing teachers’ workload so that they can deliver the best quality education for our schoolchildren.

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The London Intelligence | Issue 1 – Centre for London

Analysing the latest data under five major themes – demography, economy, infrastructure and housing, society, health and environment – The London Intelligence tracks the trends transforming the capital.

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Young People's Education and Skills Work Experience Study – London Councils, July 2017

London Councils commissioned YouGov to ask businesses across the capital about how they perceive young people and their attitude towards offering them experiences of the world of work.  YouGov's research shows that the majority of business leaders in the capital are incredibly positive about the benefits of employing young people and a significant number do offer work experience placements and other opportunities. 

 

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