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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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Using behavioural insights to reduce sugar in schools – pilot study in Brighton and Hove City Council

This pilot project focused on developing an intervention to reduce sugar consumption in schools through a series of personalised ‘sugar swap’ messages.

Efficiency and income generation

Using Stoke-on-Trent’s heritage to unlock regeneration

Stoke-on-Trent City Council appointed a Heritage Champion to lead a successful bid for a Heritage Action Zone, which is helping to encourage residents to move back into Longton town centre.

Veggie Run – A healthy living campaign for children

To help educate primary and junior school children across the London Borough of Havering about the rewards of healthy eating, the in-house HES Catering Service developed Veggie Run, the first council-created app in England designed to teach children to dodge unhealthy foods through digital game play.

Veggie Run – A healthy living campaign for children

To help educate primary and junior school children across the London Borough of Havering about the rewards of healthy eating, the in-house HES Catering Service developed Veggie Run.

Children’s services digital dashboard

Dorset County Council’s digital dashboard project directly supports the county’s ‘Forward Together for Children’ transformational change programme.

Transformation

Hertfordshire Care Providers Association

Hertfordshire County Council wanted to improve the quality of care providers in the council, reboot relationships with them and put them into the driving seat in developing a sector led approach. This forms part of our adult social care markets and commissioning resource.

ForWard House – A New Model for Outstanding Refuge Provision

In 2016 following ten years of partnership working, ForWard House opened its doors at a time when refuges across the country were closing.

Bracknell Forest Council: engaging community groups and clubs

Bracknell Forest Council has built on its involvement with the national Self Care Week by running a Year of Self Care and then setting up a community-wide network of clubs and groups that is seeing thousands of local people taking part in activities and looking after their health and wellbeing. This forms part of our resource on self care.

Bradford Council: creating an easy-to-understand self care campaign

Self Care Week has been running across Bradford and Craven for a number of years. Last year the council’s public health team and three clinical commissioning groups introduced a new campaign: the Make One Change Challenge. It inspired thousands to start taking action This forms part of our resource on self care.

Cheshire: engaging the whole community

In Cheshire, two CCGs and the council have worked together to engage the wider local community in self care by recruiting a network of champions and setting up a Self Care Award to entice employers to get involved. This forms part of our resource on self care.