Conversations with leaders and innovators in local government in the UK
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Indigenous communities and local government
Ingrid interviews Winnipeg councillor Sherri Rollins on being an Indigenous woman in local government, why representation matters and how we all have a role in choosing the leaders of the future. We also find out about Chief Thunderwater who led the call for local government reform among indigenous peoples of Canada in the early 20th century and the dirty tricks used to stop him.
See show notes for links mentioned and more: https://lgiu.org/podcast-indigenous-communities-and-local-government/
Charging the future: Hydrogen and local government
An interview with Rob Dale, founder of Beyond2050 about the possibilities for hydrogen to power municipal transportation, homes and more.
See the full show notes - including links mentioned in the podcast: https://lgiu.org/charging-the-future-hydrogen-and-local-government/
Get Growing with Community Gardens
LGIU's Ingrid Koehler and Alice Creasy talk community gardens, an interview with Cincinnati Civic Garden's Greg Potter and a tranquil walk through a community orchard in Llandrindod Wells in Wales.
See show notes, garden pics and links here: https://lgiu.org/podcast-get-growing-with-community-gardens/
County devo and Bucks leader Martin Tett
Ingrid speaks with Cllr Martin Tett, leader of new unitary Buckinghamshire Council about the process of local government re-organisation and leading a newly formed council through the pandemic. Jonathan and Ingrid discuss the latest LGIU and local government news as well as localgov portmanteaus and neologisms. Show notes and links here: https://lgiu.org/podcast-county-devo-and-bucks-leader-martin-tett/
A new settlement and a new research centre
Dr Andrew Walker and Ingrid Koehler look at wellbeing and place and discuss the launch of LGIU's new research centre bridging academic rigour and practical local government experience. Features highlights from the launch of the centre with insights from Patrick Diamond, James Mitchell and James Callaghan. See all links mentioned in the show: https://lgiu.org/a-new-settlement-and-new-research-centre/
History, democracy and place
Ingrid Koehler and Jonathan Carr-West catch up on the lastest from the elections, the Local Democracy Research Centre and a fascinating chat with Dr Matthew Potter who discusses the importance of history to place.
Full show notes and links: http://lgiu.org/62495-2/
Great podcast for local gov geeks!
Really enjoying this podcast but sound recording quality needs to improve please!