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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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Music making and community wellbeing - Bromley, Bexley and Lewisham

ArtsTrain is a creative music programme run by leading social enterprise Mytime Active since 2008. The programme supports thousands of children and young people with communities across the London Boroughs of Bromley, Bexley and Lewisham, targeting those who are not engaged in arts and culture and face challenging circumstances.

London Borough of Hackney – embedding diversity and equality in local government communications

Local government communications has a diversity problem. As council communications teams, we need to reflect the communities we serve. Polly Cziok, Director of Communications, Culture and Engagement at London Borough of Hackney explains why and how they’ve put diversity and equality at the heart of everything they do.

Communications support

Land Release Fund | Housing and Regeneration in Brighton & Hove

Region: East, South East Theme: Land Release Fund & Housing (in OPE)

Space for Regeneration| Railway Redevelopment & City Centre Transformation for Housing in Plymouth

Region: South West Theme: Regeneration, Housing (in OPE), Land Release Fund (LRF)

Adult Social Care Provision | Dorset Building Better Lives Programme

Region: South West Theme: Health and social care (in OPE), regeneration

NHS Newcastle Gateshead CCG: Bringing care homes from the periphery in to the system

NHS Newcastle Gateshead clinical commissioning group (CCG), was selected to be part of NHS England New Care Models Care Home Vanguard Programme. One of the initiatives to be introduced was the ‘transfer of care bag’, which sought to improve communication between hospital and care home teams when residents moved between both settings. This example of a local initiative forms part of our managing transfers of care resource.

East Suffolk simplifies access to revenues and benefits

Improving their self-service portal by joining up separate services and achieve “single sign-on approach”. The aim of the project was to include access to Revs and Bens information through the single sign-on.

Norfolk County Council: Our council, our voice 2019 staff survey

Norfolk CC implemented a staff engagement survey with an underpinning research base, to understand the unique selling point for working in the public sector. 

Equipping line managers to support employee mental health at work

With the help of Mind, Oxford City Council set about improving rates of sickness absence related to stress and anxiety by better equipping line mangers and staff to understand and talk about mental health issues at work.

Workforce