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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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Student Housing Strategy - Warwick District Council

The council welcomes and supports a vibrant student community within the district, but is also keen to see adequate housing provision for younger single people and couples who may not be students but still need housing.

Keep children smiling: making it happen together

Middlesbrough Council and NHS England Cumbria and the North East have launched a joint programme “Starting Well” to develop closer links between dental team members and the wider health and social care workforce to increase uptake of both school and dental practice prevention programmes to prevent dental decay in our youngest children.

Healthy Smiles” in Brent - A Supervised Tooth brushing Programme in children’s early years settings

Brent local authority commissions the delivery of an evidence-based oral health plan to improve child oral health and reduce inequalities, prioritising families with children under 5.

Blackpool’s integrated Children’s Oral Health Improvement System

Blackpool’s integrated Children’s Oral Health Improvement System   Case study synopsis (100 words):  

Blackpool’s integrated Children’s Oral Health Improvement System

Blackpool, has been developing an integrated approach to improving children’s oral health. This is linked to the focus on the work of the Blackpool Better Start and a recognition that a range of interventions focused on population and individual approaches is required to achieve better life chances for the children of Blackpool. 

Great Yarmouth – modernising the joint venture model

Great Yarmouth has sought to reinvigorate and modernise its long-standing joint venture with Norse.  The joint venture was established in 2003 and delivers all the council’s environmental / ‘clean and green’ services including waste collection, street cleansing and grounds maintenance. 

Efficiency and income generation

Pendle’s new commissioning and procurement strategy

Pendle Borough Council is a Lancashire District Council that has seen a 54 per cent reduction in its core revenue funding between the periods of 2010 to 2017.

Efficiency and income generation

The development of a Care Network to support two way information sharing: Havering Council

To improve the relationship between the council and external adult social care providers, Havering Council recognised a need to develop a two-way communications model between all providers and the council. The model would support a more equal relationship, focusing on the best possible outcomes for vulnerable residents. This forms part of our adult social care markets and commissioning resource.

Accelerating housing delivery and creating a sustainable business model

South Kesteven District Council needed to tackle the housing problem in its area. They also wanted to create a sustainable business model. One that could withstand increasing pressure on services and shrinking funding from central government.

Design in the public sector

Peterborough City Council discovers new income streams

The focus of the programme was to look at ways to generate income from two internally conceived and developed digital solutions. 

Efficiency and income generation