Embedding an EV car club into targeted neighbourhoods
Newcastle City Council’s Net Zero Team and Strategic Transport Team collaborated with Northumbria University and CoWheels, to determine whether it was feasible to deploy an EV car club vehicle into a targeted neighbourhood in the Elswick Ward of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Babergh and Mid Suffolk used the National Tree Map to establish tree canopy cover across both predominantly rural districts, allowing them to understand tree cover to ward level and spatially, along with the value of benefits trees provide us with.
Using behavioural insights to encourage energy efficiency
A trial delivered through social media ads directed people to information on loft insulation, testing two approaches with varying messages. The trial showed that roof imagery and social norm messaging were most effective at encouraging people to read further information on loft insulation.
Bath & North East Somerset Council: A partnership approach to food insecurity
Bath & North East Somerset is a small unitary district with just over 196,000 residents. Rising demand for support such as food banks and debt advice has shown that local people are being affected by the cost of living. The council has taken the approach to work with local trusted organisations to engage with people who have experience of food insecurity.