Articles

July 27, 2021

Virtual council meetings have no authority what. so. ever. Time for a rethink?

Are the use of virtual council meetings a safer, more inclusive method which contributes to a healthier democratic system?
July 22, 2021

Covid-19: Has the war on plastics taken a turn for the worst?

In the last 25 years, attitudes towards waste and recycling have undergone a seismic shift. It’s no longer just an issue of concern among environmental groups, but now sits deep in the consciousness of the wider society.
June 17, 2021

Are local leisure centres about to disappear?

In this blog we look at the many positive aspects local leisure centres have to offer and the possibility of numerous facilities being shut down.
June 9, 2021

Will Covid-19 lead to a long-lasting upsurge in volunteering?

The pandemic led to an incredible increase in community action and nowhere has that collective spirit been more apparent than in those who queued up to volunteer.
May 13, 2021

Has Covid changed crime for the better or worse?

Over the previous year, the pandemic has shifted the crime landscape - numerous crime categories dropped, and new ones formed with online criminals growing in numbers and sophistication.
May 6, 2021

Universities go digital: some positive lessons from the pandemic

The learning experience for university students this past year has been anything but normal. Almost overnight, institutions up and down the country had to take every course and make them suitable for students to digest online.
April 22, 2021

April stronger 2021 – Waste management risks

This edition is an overview of the risks posed from waste management operations, including health and safety and pollution hazards.
April 19, 2021

Duty of Care

The conditions of the pandemic have not only added to the stresses that come with university life, but also given students a few extra to contend with.
April 14, 2021

High Time for Drones

Drones go where many cannot reach or where manned flight is inefficient and risky, and they’re proving to be invaluable assets to the public sector.