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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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Healthy Minds Lincolnshire Service - Lincolnshire County Council

The Healthy Minds Lincolnshire Service is a partnership to support emotional wellbeing needs of young people, focusing on early intervention, promoting resilience and the prevention of emotional wellbeing concerns escalating to mental health issues.

Early Help Family Conferences - London Borough of Sutton

A new Early Help Family Group Conference (EH FGC) service is now being offered to families where there are developing issues or concerns. The service is at the heart of Sutton’s restorative approach and forms part of Sutton’s early help offer.

The Anchor Project - Haringey Council

Haringey’s Anchor Project is an early intervention that uses attachment and trauma theory to inform practice and support the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

New Beginnings - Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

New Beginnings is an LGBT youth group which caters for 11 to 19 year olds. It launched five years ago to provide a safe space for young people to socialise and learn life skills, as there is little support for this group within other everyday environments.

FGM safeguarding sessions - Ealing Council

The involvement of parents and staff as well as the children, makes these safeguarding lessons unique. This three-way approach gives schools the tools and knowledge to recognise if someone might be at risk or for the individual to realise when they are at risk.

Mindful Sport – Young Minds Yoga - Bedford Borough Council

Young Minds Yoga is a weekly exercise session giving young people the chance to relax and discuss problems with professionals, plus help reduce the impact and severity of mental health problems. Their parents or carers can also stay and chat to children and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) staff or each other providing peer-to-peer support.

Up2U – reducing family violence - Portsmouth City Council

Up2U is a programme for people who use domestically abusive and unhealthy behaviours in their relationships. It seeks to reduce the incidents of domestic violence, prevent the cycle of abuse, and reduce the numbers of children in child protection services, edge of care or children in care.

Eastbourne Borough Council – A new joint approach to regeneration and economic growth

Support from the Productivity Experts Programme was secured to assist with the design and delivery of a new joint approach to regeneration and economic growth for the recently established shared Regeneration service of Lewes District Council and Eastbourne Borough Council.

Efficiency and income generation

North Lincolnshire Council - Reviewing Household & Trade Waste Collection

A comprehensive efficiency review of waste services in North Lincolnshire.

Efficiency and income generation

The Digital High Street Project: Warwickshire

Digital technology can provide huge advantages to businesses in town centres and other places if take-up and future opportunities can be properly understood. The Digital High Street Project aims to help place managers understand and improve the ways that local consumer-facing business are adopting digital technologies.