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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Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole CP Council Equality Action Commission Group

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council is committed to engaging with its diverse communities

The London Cancer Hub

The London Cancer Hub will be a global centre for cancer research and innovation, delivering real benefits for cancer patients and driving economic growth.

Stepping Up Programme - Bristol City Council

A look at the diversity leadership talent pipeline for disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities and women in Bristol and the South West region

Walsall Council's experience of cumulative Equality Impact Assessment

Walsall is situated at the heart of the Black Country. A conurbation of former villages and district suburbs, Walsall’s ethnic and faith diversity started to change in the 1950s and 1960s with South Asian and Caribbean workers settling here.

Community action

London Borough of Hackney: Charedi Orthodox Jewish community engagement

The Charedi Orthodox Community leads a highly observant, communal religious life, with no access to TV, radio, mainstream media and little digital access. The council had to consider how to get public health messages to the community without using digital communications.

Black History Month - Worcestershire District Council

The aim of the project was to raise awareness of black history in Worcester City and what it is like to be a black person living in Worcester. The City Council supported a wide range of partners to promote events and projects happening in Worcester.

Staffordshire Libraries Online History Festival

Staffordshire Library and Arts Service’s annual history festival, which usually involves over 100 events in libraries across the County went entirely online as a result of the Covid pandemic.

T Levels employer campaign

The first ever T Levels media campaign, targeting employers, launched on 1st December 2020. The awareness raising campaign will run until the end of February 2021 – with a short break over the Christmas period.

Gateshead small awards micro-funding programme

This case study is an example of the practical use of asset-based approaches in communities.

Social prescribing in Oldham

This case study is an example of the practical use of asset-based approaches in communities.