Case studies

Innovation in local government is about improving the lives of the people in our communities. Browse through our case studies to see the many innovative programmes councils are involved in.

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How private and public sectors can work together for the benefit of the wider community and its economy

How a private-sector approach by Coventry City Council transformed the financial performance of Coombe Country Park for not only the benefit of its users, but the wider community too.

Kinship Care in Kirklees

Kirklees is a local authority with a large number of children who we support who live with connected carers under a Special Guardian Order (SGO) and our numbers are increasing.

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole CP Council Equality Action Commission Group

An example of a council led cross party and joint community stakeholder group aimed at improving the way the council works with and supports Black Asian and Minority Ethnic individuals and communities in its area.

The London Cancer Hub

The London Cancer Hub will be a global centre for cancer research and innovation, delivering real benefits for cancer patients and driving economic growth.

Stepping Up Programme - Bristol City Council

An example of a major positive action programme driven by the council to increase the diversity of senior leadership within public and private sector employers across a region.

Walsall Council's experience of cumulative Equality Impact Assessment

An example of how a council significantly improved its equality impact assessment processes.

Community action

London Borough of Hackney: Charedi Orthodox Jewish community engagement

The Charedi Orthodox Community leads a highly observant, communal religious life, with no access to TV, radio, mainstream media and little digital access. The council had to consider how to get public health messages to the community without using digital communications.

Black History Month - Worcestershire District Council

An example of how a council worked with partners to raise the awareness of Black history and lived experiences in its area.

Staffordshire Libraries Online History Festival

Staffordshire Library and Arts Service’s annual history festival, which usually involves over 100 events in libraries across the County went entirely online as a result of the Covid pandemic.

T Levels employer campaign

The first ever T Levels media campaign, targeting employers, launched on 1st December 2020. The awareness raising campaign will run until the end of February 2021 – with a short break over the Christmas period.