Discover more about the work of a senior communications professional in a local government. Stevenage Borough Council’s Communications Manager and CIPR Local Public Service Committee Member Lucie Culkin talks about her role.
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Published 26 July 2017 ‘Elevate the importance of comms’ – CIPR LPS Chair urges public sector bodies Last week on BBC Newsnight, the Deputy Leader of Kensington and Chelsea Council, Kim Taylor-Smith faced questions about the organisation’s response to the… Read More ›
Are you an independent practitioner or consultant working in the public sector? You can learn about practical issues impacting on sole traders and small organisations at a free evening event at the CIPR in London on Monday 22 May 2017. Experienced… Read More ›
Could you support your colleagues in PR and communications in local public services? The CIPR’s Local Public Services Group wants to hear from you. It is recruiting for its committee for the coming year and is looking for active practitioners interested in… Read More ›
Local Government Communicator Peter Holt writes: “If you imagine that Cornwall Council is a stuffy and limited upper-tier county council – think again – it’s been unitary for nearly 8 years, and runs a broader range of services than a London Borough. If you think that the local media is sleepy and sparse – think again – as there are dozens of media outlets, and the much-listened-to lunchtime BBC phone in show will routinely lead on council stories. The council down here reaches into residents’ consciousness much more than in many other parts of the country, especially London.”