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  • Cornwall comms – could it be you?

    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.”

  • National award wins boost local campaigns

    Winning the 2016 Public Sector Campaign of the Year CIPR Excellence Award was a first for the NHS in Sussex and for Brighton & Hove’s Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) who commissioned the winning ‘not QUITE an emergency’ NHS 111 campaign, featuring comedian Dom Joly.

  • Personal & Professional Resilience Event

    Influence for Impact: Developing Personal and Professional Resilience CPD event this September 2016 Learn how to cope with challenging and dynamic environments, including the seismic changes which could affect you and your organisation following the UK’s decision to leave the… Read More ›

  • CIPR Council elections – why vote?

    Mandy Pearse explores the importance of the CIPR elections for its members. Voting for the CIPR President, Treasurer and Council members starts on 12 September 2016. In 2014 the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) held its first elections for… Read More ›

  • Devolution spells big changes for public sector communicators

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    With the North East of England on the cusp of an historic devolution deal there was a lot for communicators in the region to think about at a CPD event in Newcastle last week (June 2016). The event ‘At the… Read More ›

  • Communications at the heart of devolution event 2016

    Thursday 26 May 2016, 10am to 3pm The Core, Science Central, Newcastle-upon-Tyne * Please note: this event is free for all to attend – for non-LGA members, please enter promotional code DEVO16 at the checkout. Find out more about what devolution will… Read More ›

  • Join us for the CIPR Local public services group AGM

    Thursday 10 March 2016, 5-7pm at CIPR HQ, 52-53 Russell Square, London WC1B 4HP Come along and meet the current committee and find out about your group, which supports communicators working with local public services across the UK. With the exciting launch of our ‘Influence… Read More ›

  • Influence for Impact Report – claim CPD points

    Earn 5 CPD points from reading the CIPR’s Local Public Services report ‘Influence for Impact’