Archives for August 2010

Getting to the bottom of what it means to be a Corporate Parent

The Corporate Parenting Task & Finish Group (set up by the Child & Family Servicse Overview & Scrutiny Board) met yesterday .  The group discussed the results of the corporate parenting surevy that was sent to all councillors, it looked at how other local authority scrutiny boards have delved into the subject of corporate parenting & it looked at practical examples gleaned from elsewhere of […]

Recycling more means sending less to landfill

The Environment & Communities Task & Finish group met with officers from waste management last week to discuss the scope of the review on recycling, waste minimisation and composting.  This is such an important area of work for the Council as landfill taxes are increasing and the Welsh Assembly Government has increased the target for […]