Local authorities publish statements outlining their duty and commitment to safeguard children in the delivery of local authority services by promoting the general welfare, health and safety of children, developing safe management and guidance procedures, and appointing Designated Child Protection Liaison Officers.
Local authorities provide up to date information to the public about services, activities and events through various media channels including websites, social media platforms, radio, press releases, and alert services.
Local authorities publish data on specific service areas such as water, soil and air quality, traffic, cycling and pedestrian movement and parking event management. Local authorities analyse the data to inform the development of new services and improve existing services.
Local authorities publish plans outlining their fire and emergency operations including fire stations, appliances, equipment, water supplies, training, and procedures for dealing with fires and emergencies.
Local authorities publish public notices to inform people about public consultations, road works and closures, the Register of Electors, compulsory purchase of lands, the setting of commercial rates, and other activities.