Case studies

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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North of Tyne Combined Authority: building a mayoral platform for public engagement

The North of Tyne Combined Authority detail how they helped create opportunities for Mayor Jamie Driscoll to directly engage with his constituents.

Communications support

Sheffield City Region: attracting the ‘right kind’ of interest in regional training and skills development support

Sheffield City Region attracted over 100 businesses and 1,000 employees to apply for skills funding with a direct, explicit link to business growth.

Communications support

Tees Valley Combined Authority: launching the ‘Enjoy Tees Valley’ brand

Tees Valley Combined Authority successfully launched a new destination marketing organisation with a website, tourism service and brand through an innovative and low-cost campaign.

Communications support

West of England Combined Authority: embracing digital marketing channels to reach citizens

The West of England Combined Authority embraced digital and social media marketing to raise awareness of their ‘Future Bright’ skills service.

Communications support

West Yorkshire Combined Authority: effective employee engagement to drive improved internal communications

Gauging sentiment and implementing ideas suggested by staff at the West Yorkshire Combined Authority is proving to be an effective way of driving change and improving how the organisation works.

Communications support

Liverpool City Region: directly engaging with the public to increase awareness of devolution

Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor, Steve Rotheram has been bringing devolution to local residents through direct engagement activities to help inform priorities for the area.

Communications support

West Midlands Combined Authority: communicating the role of the combined authority

The West Midlands Combined Authority helped raise understanding of the role of the combined authority while meeting the needs of communities.

Communications support

Inclusive economies: What inclusive growth means for Sheffield City Region

In Sheffield City Region, the development of the Strategic Economic Plan [SEP] included a clear aim to ensure that it reflected and supported principles of inclusive growth.

Cornwall Council: engaging communities

Having involved communities in previous public-facing campaigns in the past, Cornwall Council was in a strong position to engage residents in the devolution agenda.

Communications support

North East England Chamber of Commerce: talking devolution to business

The North East England Chamber of Commerce (The Chamber), which represents over 3,000 businesses from all sectors and covers two local enterprise partnership areas, has been working closely with the business community to bring the benefits of devolution to the region.

Communications support