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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COVID-19 case studies

Councils are doing remarkable work to address the challenges brought by coronavirus. Good council practice related to the COVID-19 outbreak can be found on our dedicated web hub.

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Upholding Human Rights: Promoting the vote for adults with learning disabilities.

Social workers in Bradford are taking part in the Promote the Vote campaign in the run up to local and mayoral elections on May 6th.

Developing a community forum to help tackle climate change and increase biodiversity

South Hams District and West Devon Borough Councils share their experience of developing a community forum.

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council: Community centred approaches to COVID-19 

The aim of the community centred programme is to increase the take-up of COVID testing and vaccine offer across Bradford in areas with low acceptance rates.

The London Borough of Havering: Using the COM-B framework to develop a vaccine take up strategy

Adopted a systematic approach to encourage vaccine take up.

Political leadership: Chelmsford City Council

The 2019 election results were a surprise for some. Many felt the change was a response to national issues.

Political leadership: Plymouth City Council

Plymouth City Council's officers have experience of preparing for changes that may arise in the political administration of the council.

Political leadership: Mole Valley District Council

Actions taken by Mole Valley District Council after changes to their administration following two elections.

Political leadership: Mansfield District Council

Councillors in Mansfield are elected every four years and since 2002 this has also included a directly elected Mayor.

Gloucestershire county council: how the fire service lent a helping hand to the vaccination programme

Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) which is part of Gloucestershire County Council, set up two fire stations as vaccination centres with crews responsible for setting up the clinics each morning, helping to vaccinate nearly 2,500 people a day.