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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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Birmingham City Council: moving from 19 providers to one integrated service

Birmingham City Council has created an integrated substance misuse service after concern its previous approach was too fragmented.

Armed Forces Covenant Implementation - City of York

The Integrated Referral Model (IRM) identifies benefits of asking the armed forces question to recipients of adult social care.  This provides identification of the armed forces community and provision of data.   It enables financial savings, provides better social outcomes and compliance with the AF Covenant and Care Act.

Babies of the Borough – using behavioural insights to reduce anti-social behaviour

The Royal Borough of Greenwich used behavioural insights to on the streets of Woolwich following the London riots of 2011.

Efficiency and income generation

New models of service delivery and creative councils

A key objective of the LGA's 'Rewiring Public Services' campaign is to transform public services so that they prevent problems instead of just picking up the pieces.

Efficiency and income generation

Me and My Learning Programme

Melton Borough Council's Me and My Learning Programme (M&ML) helps people to develop skills, reduce debt and become healthier.

Adopt a garden - Tower Hamlets

This has been inspiring communities and encouraging people to take responsibility for their environment since 2012. Residents and local businesses are responsible for the care and maintenance of the gardens created, resulting in a 43%  reduction in the number of cleansing requests received for fly-tipping, graffiti, fly-posting and dirty streets. 

Families and Communities West Suffolk

West Suffolk's approach to supporting families and communities puts residents and elected councillors at the heart of making positive change. The approach identifies connectors - well connected, active local people – who can contribute to local solutions for the community.

More fences mean fewer ambulances

How your communities are the answer to your budget problem.

Buckinghamshire County Council: Digitally transforming two public services around customer needs

Digitally transforming two public services around customer needs.

Digitalisation

Positive Lives.

A Mendip joint submission with the Police, National Probation, Somerset County Council

Efficiency and income generation