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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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Worcestershire County Council predicts longer-term care needs using UPRNs

Worcestershire County Council saw a need to develop improved foresight relating to demands on its health and welfare services in response to the pandemic.

Essex County Council: BLUEPRINT to a Circular Economy Project

Essex County Council is leading this ERDF-funded project. BLUEPRINT will help local authorities in England, France and beyond transition to a circular economy. They are working with partners across the France (Channel) England (FCE) region to help local authorities connect the circular economy to sustainable and inclusive growth. The project will create a toolkit for local authorities, develop a circular economy training programme and engage residents and businesses in circular economy practices.

South Lakeland District Council: The Climate Emergency Schools Competition

SLDC, along with the University of Manchester, ran a competition for pupils of primary and secondary schools to design a poster about the climate emergency for bin lorries, to motivate communities to take action on climate change.

LB Waltham Forest Council: Retrofitting Sheltered Housing Schemes

Waltham Forest Council retrofitted sheltered housing schemes by developing a solar-powered system that could generate and store enough electricity to power the lifts and LED lighting in communal areas, both day and night.