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Abha Thakor is a senior communicator, journalist and digital media professional working in a variety of sectors.

  • Claim your places at this year’s LPS development event

    Have you claimed your ‘2 for 1’ offer on conference places for the Local Public Services professional development event this November in Manchester? Places are limited, so make sure you book a space for you and a colleague at the… Read More ›

  • 2014 Social Media Survey closes 1 Oct

    Do you know which social media type is popular among your external customers and who is using it in your organisation to reach residents? The BDO 2014 Local Government Social Media Survey, now in its third year, is looking to… Read More ›

  • ‘Two for one’ conference special offer

    Now even more members of your communications team can attend this year’s LPS conference in Manchester to learn about the new “Rules of Engagement” for local public services. A time limited offer of ‘2 for 1’ on conference places has been announced. Chair of… Read More ›

  • Highlights of 2014 conference programme

    Rules of Engagement is the theme for this years conference, reflecting the changing world in which local public service communicators operate and offers real value for money training. Highlights of day one (6 November 2014) will include a session on… Read More ›

  • Sign up to PR News

    If you work in local public service communications and are interested in developments in the sector and learning and development opportunities from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, you can register for the revamped PR News e-magazine. Latest edition of the e-magazine, sponsored… Read More ›

  • Book now for 2014 Conference & Awards

    We are all eagerly anticipating this year’s CIPR Local Public Services (LPS) Conference, which will take place in Manchester on Thursday 6 and Friday 7 November 2014. Organised by the national Local Public Services Group, the Conference, which incorporates the annual LPS Awards, is… Read More ›

  • Survey – CPD registration

    We are keen to help members access and benefit from the CIPR’s Continuous Professional Development Scheme (CPD). If you work in local public service communications and would like informal advice on how to use the scheme, contact us at ciprlps@yahoo.co.uk

  • Save the date – this year’s conference

    This year’s Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Local Public Services conference will be held on Thursday 6 and Friday 7 November 2014 in Manchester. Titled Rules Of Engagement, the event will be packed full of CPD opportunities, talks by leading… Read More ›