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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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Adults and health productivity opportunities: Essex County Council

In July 2009, Essex County Council (ECC) created Essex Cares, a local authority trading company (LATC), to provide social care services.

Efficiency and income generation

Sharing management and services across the public sector (Herefordshire)

In Herefordshire, the unitary Council and the PCT, NHS Herefordshire, have had a single chief executive and management team, together with a single corporate plan, since 2008.

Efficiency and income generation

Generating income from 4G internet

The London Borough of Camden initially led a group of 16 Councils across London and Kent in a collaboration for the implementation of a Wireless concession contract. Twelve Councils have gone on to individually secure deals.

Efficiency and income generation

Unabridged version: Workcrafts, North Allerton, North Yorkshire

Workcrafts Community-based Volunteering Project, Northallerton, North Yorkshire www.mind.org.uk/help/ecominds/ecominds/funded_projects/yorkshire_and_the_humber#workcraftsDelivery organisation The Workscraft company

Unabridged version: Cocktails in Care Homes

About the project This project brings together care homes and Magic Me volunteers offering monthly evening parties in three care homes in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

Unabridged version: Rushey Green Time Bank

Rushey Green Time Bank - Social prescribing in Lewisham www.rgtb.org.uk/index.html Delivery organisation The Rushey Green Group practice Funding Various including Big Lottery Fund (BIG) funding, programme value unknown.

Unabridged version: The Pilton Walking Project, Edinburgh

The Pilton Walking Project, Edinburgh www.pchp.org.uk/walking.php Delivery organisation Pilton Community Health project Funding Programme value unknown

Unabridged version: One Voice for Travellers

One Voice for Travellers, South Buckinghamshire www.buckscf.org.uk/ Delivery organisation One Voice 4 Travellers Ltd, Bucks New University and NHS Buckinghamshire. Funding Slough Social Fund grant, managed by Buckinghamshire Community Foundation, programme value of £10,000.