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Council reveals Cheltenham tourism worth over £162m

12/12/2019Council reveals Cheltenham tourism worth over £162m

Cheltenham Borough Council released figures yesterday (Dec 11) revealing that day visitor numbers have grown to 1.9 million over the past year, an increase of 7%. The region has also seen a 6% increase of staying visitors, now just under 1.1 m more >
£20m research centre in the North given the green light

12/12/2019£20m research centre in the North given the green light

Plans for a £20m state-of-the-art facility in Lancashire have been approved by South Ribble Borough Council and Ribble Valley Borough Council. Permission has been granted today (Dec 12) for one of the world's most prestigious resear more >
Local Authority borrowing revolution

12/12/2019Local Authority borrowing revolution

In light of the recent one per cent hike in the interest rate offered by the Public Works Loan Board to local councils, an alternative source of economical funding is desperately needed. The UK Municipal Bonds Agency recently appointed PFM Fin more >

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Council reveals Cheltenham tourism worth over £162m

12/12/2019Council reveals Cheltenham tourism worth over £162m

Cheltenham Borough Council released figures yesterday (Dec 11) revealing that day visitor numbers have grown to 1.9 million over the past year, an increase of 7%. The region has also seen a 6% more >
£20m research centre in the North given the green light

12/12/2019£20m research centre in the North given the green light

Plans for a £20m state-of-the-art facility in Lancashire have been approved by South Ribble Borough Council and Ribble Valley Borough Council. Permission has been granted today (Dec 12) f more >
Local Authority borrowing revolution

12/12/2019Local Authority borrowing revolution

In light of the recent one per cent hike in the interest rate offered by the Public Works Loan Board to local councils, an alternative source of economical funding is desperately needed. The UK more >
New innovation centre of excellence opened in Glasgow

11/12/2019New innovation centre of excellence opened in Glasgow

The University of Strathclyde has today (Dec 11) announced the opening of a new centre of excellence in Glasgow, supporting innovation in the medicine, food and drink and high-value manufacturing se more >
Regional partnership course to upskill Scottish Borders Council employees

11/12/2019Regional partnership course to upskill Scottish Borders Council employees

Scottish Borders Council employees recently undertook an upskilling programme aimed at increasing the flexibility of staff and enabling them to effectively respond with issues arising within th more >
Wigan Council commits to a ‘smarter Wigan’

11/12/2019Wigan Council commits to a ‘smarter Wigan’

In July, Wigan Council launched ‘The Deal 2030’, a comprehensive report outlining their ambitious strategy for the next decade, after hearing the opinions of thousands of residents. more >

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Utilising data to best deliver meaningful public services

14/11/2019Utilising data to best deliver meaningful public services

Public Sector Executive’s Matt Roberts explains how living in a modern, interconnected world, as we do, means public sector organisations cannot afford to ignore the role of data. Data is all around us in the modern age. Unseen, the digital environment plays a role in near on every aspe more >
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Artificial intelligence: the devil is in the data

17/12/2018Artificial intelligence: the devil is in the data

It’s no secret that the public sector a... more >
Digital innovation in the public sector: The future is now

17/12/2018Digital innovation in the public sector: The future is now

One of the public sector’s key technolo... more >
Keeping the momentum of the Northern Powerhouse

15/10/2018Keeping the momentum of the Northern Powerhouse

On 6 September, the biggest decision-makers o... more >

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Prevention: Investing for the future

Prevention: Investing for the future

Rob Whiteman, CEO at the Chartered Institute of Public Finance (CIPFA), discusses the benefits of long-term preventative investment. Rising ... more > more last word articles >