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Hunt and Gove urged to support leisure sector through energy crisis

Hunt and Gove urged to support leisure sector through energy crisis DCN has co-written a letter to the Chancellor and Levelling Up secretary urging the government to offer sport and leisure facilities the financial support being offered to other parts...
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District Bulletin: January 2023

In this bulletin: CLLR BRIDGET SMITH: Fix the water crisis or development may stop MUST-READS: Our round-up of media and policy highlights for district councils 60 SECONDS WITH… Ian Fytche, Chief Executive, North Kesteven District Council NOTICEBOARD: Essential diary dates...
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Tomorrow’s district council leaders

Tomorrow’s district council leaders Last December, up-and-coming officers from district councils across England gathered for the final event of the District Councils’ Network 2022 Staff Development Programme (SDP). The SDP sees rising stars from district councils come together to develop...
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Roundtable: Supporting our communities through the cost-of-living crisis

Roundtable: Supporting our communities through the cost-of-living crisis The innovation of district councils in supporting the vulnerable through this difficult winter was the theme of a DCN/Capita roundtable The scale of innovation to support communities through the cost-of-living crisis was...
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DCN responds to support package for Ukrainians in UK

The District Councils’ Network (DCN) welcomes the support package for Ukrainians in the UK announced by the Government this week. The DCN is particularly pleased to see the Government has responded to the concerns we’ve raised about the number of...
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