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Councils respond to Michael Gove appointment as MHCLG Secretary of State
Open call for photographs for COP26 exhibition stand
The National Children and Adult Services (NCAS) Conference 2021
Cheshire West and Chester Council: Enhancing health, tackling climate change
Cheshire’s Natural Health Service uses the best of the county’s green space assets to help tackle recognised local health inequalities. This initiative builds on the growing body of evidence that activities in the natural environment can have a significant impact on keeping people healthy.
City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council: ‘Virtual Bradford’ – an open digital twin for the City of Bradford
Digital twins are an excellent tool that can be used to create what-if scenarios and enable data-driven decision making, which will be explored by the Council and others.
North East Lincolnshire Council: Smart Energy Greater Lincolnshire, supporting businesses and SME’s in their carbon saving journey in challenging times
Smart Energy Greater Lincolnshire is a £8.5 million European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and Salix part funded project, providing ‘one stop shop’ free advice and grants for small/medium businesses (SMEs) and public buildings to boost renewable energy use and lower carbon emissions.
Building more gender equal workplaces, 17 September 2021
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LGA responds to HMICFRS report on violence against women and girls
"Councils are determined to help tackle violence against women and girls in our local communities, and work alongside police, the NHS, and charities to make sure we do all we can to protect women and girls from all forms of abuse."
Childhood obesity trailblazer assembly, 15-16 September 2021
Council support for Afghan resettlement
Council support for Afghan resettlement
Thriving places: Guidance on the development of place-based partnerships as part of statutory integrated care systems
This co-produced NHS England and NHS Improvement and Local Government Association (LGA) document seeks to support all partner organisations in integrated care systems (ICSs) to collectively define their place-based partnership working.
JNC Youth and Community Workers - Response to the Staff Side’s Pay and Conditions Claim 2021
The Employers' Side wishes to put on record its thanks for the dedication and significant role that Youth and Community Workers undertake in delivering youth services in the statutory and voluntary sectors which make a difference to young people’s lives.
OPE case study library
Our new OPE case study library showcases exemplar projects which are being delivered by OPE across England.
Liverpool City Region One Public Estate Board: Allerton Police & Fire Station
Redeveloping the historic Allerton Road Fire and Police Station to deliver 47 new homes focused on affordability and shared ownership in South Liverpool.
Creating a new residential and community heart for Stocking Farm, Leicester
In Leicester, the One Public Estate programme worked with the local authority to unlock a run-down council-owned site for housing which will help regenerate one of the most deprived wards in the country.
Delivering modern services for local people in Brent
The Brent Partnership brings together four partners, with the aim of delivering private and affordable housing, sharing teaching space, and improving hospital and university services and facilities.
Relocatable modular homes in Dorset for Adult Social Care clients
A growing demand for appropriate accommodation for adults with social care needs – along with a lack of suitable properties – led Dorset Council to use land which is destined for regeneration to create temporary, adaptable, and moveable homes for local residents.
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