Past events

11 March 2021
Joint LGA seminar – Vaccine communications, tackling hesitancy and misinformation 

This webinar, featured speakers from local and central government, and looked at how councils and public sector partners can increase uptake of the vaccine by working to understand and tackle vaccine hesitancy and counter misinformation. The presentations are available on the LGA website. 


28 April 2021
Joint LGA Seminar – Surge testing and local outbreaks 

Our next webinar will look at the lessons learned from previous local outbreaks of COVID-19 and experience of rapidly deploying surge testing. Surrey County Council and Manchester City Council will share their approaches and learnings, alongside colleagues in central government. 


29 April, 10am-11.30am 
Reviving the local economy – supporting the recovery in your high streets 

Powering economic growth post-pandemic is a ket challenge for every council – from Freeports to freehouses, learn how councils are leading the way in helping local economies to thrive 


20 May, 1.30pm-3pm 
Engaging with young people 

In this Government funded webinar we will explore how council communications teams can work to increase vaccine uptake amongst our younger residents. We will hear from Luton Borough Council about the work they are doing with young people, as well as the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), amongst others.