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Levelling Up Locally Inquiry: Place and identity

The aim of this session was to explore questions of place and identity within a post-pandemic context and look to the potential of local social and cultural infrastructure to strengthen inward investment, encourage entrepreneurialism and address economic inequalities.

Levelling Up Locally Inquiry: Place and identity

LGA Climate Change Programme: Decarbonising Transport Action Learning Sets

Are you a councillor who holds the transport portfolio for your council, or an officer tasked with delivering your council's ambitions for decarbonising transport? This Action Learning Set brings together councillors and officers from across England to explore how emissions reductions could be achieved using Local Transport Plans and associated transport investments.

LGA Climate Change Programme: Decarbonising Transport Action Learning Sets

London Borough of Tower Hamlets: Tower Hamlets Community Advice Network

Tower Hamlets Council worked with the Tower Hamlets Community Advice Network (THCAN) to launch a borough-wide referral system which links residents with a wide variety of local advice and support services.

Case Study

London Borough of Tower Hamlets: Tower Hamlets Community Advice Network

Nottinghamshire County Council: Improving access to affordable and nutritious food

Families with young children in Nottinghamshire are being supported with the cost of living through a network of FOOD (Food On Our Doorstep) Clubs. The clubs provide more affordable access to healthy ingredients as well as supporting families to cook and prepare family meals. 

Case Study

Nottinghamshire County Council: Improving access to affordable and nutritious food

Kirklees Council: An evidence base for the housing needs of older, ethnic minority communities

Kirklees Council commissioned a research study to better understand how preferences in the ageing ethnic minority populations affects housing needs across the district. The purpose was to gather evidence the council can use to inform investment decisions about future housing for older people.

Kirklees Council: An evidence base for the housing needs of older, ethnic minority communities

Central Bedfordshire Council: A community-led approach to developing age-friendly housing

Central Bedfordshire Council is keen to stimulate the supply of community-led approaches to deliver housing for the ageing population in the area. The Council’s guide, ‘How to Develop a Community-Led Approach to Age Friendly Housing in Central Bedfordshire’ sets out action that will assist communities in Central Bedfordshire to take the next steps in implementing plans to increase the number of homes suitable for an ageing population.

Central Bedfordshire Council: A community-led approach to developing age-friendly housing

Bristol City Council: Better Lives at Home programme

Bristol City Council’s Better Lives at Home programme aims to deliver a step change in the development, provision, and effectiveness of a range of accommodation within the community as a real alternative to residential care for older and/ or vulnerable working age adults with care or support needs.

Bristol City Council: Better Lives at Home programme