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09/10/2012

EMC welcomes transport ‘pinch-point’ funding - but looks to the bigger picture

News - East Midlands Councils has welcomed the Government’s announcement of £16 million to address five transport ‘pinch-points’ that impact on parts of the East Midlands – but is also looking at the bigger picture.    The schemes recently announced by the...

10/09/2012

Independent report highlights funding gap

News - East Midlands Councils today welcomed the publication of an independent report into levels of investment in affordable housing and regeneration in the East Midlands compared to other parts of England.  The report was prepared by an independent ‘think tank’ the Smith...

Localism: Community Rights and Challenges

Event (multiple dates) - Localism: implications on the Roles and Responsibilities of frontline councillors event is part of the Regional Programme of Briefing Events for Councillors The Regional Programme of Briefing events for Councillors is a series of 6 low cost knowledge based events for...

25/07/2012

New Chairman Takes Reins at East Midlands Councils

News - At its Annual General Meeting on Friday 20th July, East Midlands Councils elected Cllr Martin Hill OBE, Leader of Lincolnshire County Council, as its new Chairman. Cllr Hill said “I am very much looking forward to working to support local authorities in the region to deliver better...

16/07/2012

Full Speed Ahead for Electric Trains!

News - The long awaited upgrade & electrification of the Midland Main Line from Bedford through the East Midlands to Sheffield moved a step closer today as the Government signalled its intention to press head with industry-led investment proposals published last autumn.  Council and...

29/03/2012

Annual Monitoring

Managing a Changing Workforce - FREE EVENT

Event (multiple dates) - In conjunction with the LGA Workforce Team we are pleased to be able to offer you a place at a free seminar focusing on ‘Managing A Changing Workforce'. The seminar will provide you with practical skills to work effectively with teams with diverse...

28/11/2011

Better journey times, good value and improving the economy – Midland Main Line Upgrade & Electrification will deliver great benefits

News - These are the main conclusions of a report published today by East Midlands Councils and the South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive.- “The Case for Upgrading and Electrifying the Midland Main Line”.  The report, produced by consulting engineers Arup, makes a...

28/10/2010

LEPs welcomed in the East Midlands

News - The Government announced today (28th October 2010) the successful bids for the establishment of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs). A White Paper was presented to Parliament at the same time. Stuart Young, Executive Director of East Midlands Councils, welcomed the announcement saying...

04/08/2010

Report Finds Councils Fit for the Future

News - Councils support to Economic Recovery A new report by East Midlands Councils finds that local authorities in the region have responded innovatively to the recession, becoming more efficient and supporting businesses and communities to recover.  Cllr Martin Hill OBE, Chairman of East...