Monthly Archives: November 2018

Supplier Incentive Programme – Oxygen Finance working with Barnsley MB Council

28th November, 2018 / CCIN

Local Government Sector funding is in decline. This means all local government services need to be reviewed and delivered in different and more innovative ways.  Barnsley in South Yorkshire is known for being a coal mining and glassmaking town, however the town is growing up fast. Despite a tough economic situation in the UK, a ...

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Crowdfund Plymouth

15th August, 2018 / CCIN

Crowdfund Plymouth was launched in 2015 as a Plymouth focused page on the Crowdfunder.co.uk platform to enable the Council to pledge money to campaigns (projects) in, and benefiting, the City. We were the first to undertake this innovative and successful approach. The main source of monies distributed by the Council is the ‘City Change Fund’. ...

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Commercialisation of Total Facilities Management (TFM) Services – Cardiff Council and Peopletoo

4th April, 2018 / CCIN

Cardiff Council, like many local authorities, had a fragmented approach to facilities management, with many services including; Cleaning, Security, Building Maintenance and Pest Control, all sitting in different departments. This resulted in multiple front doors, significant internal recharges, limited financial and commercial oversight, and ultimately, confusion for the customer.   Working in partnership with Cardiff Council, ...

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Making Smart Cities a Reality – Perform Green

3rd April, 2018 / CCIN

As part of its Smart City agenda, Bristol City Council committed to create an integrated city-wide management, service delivery and collaborative centre for Bristol. The programme is focused on the needs of citizens and aided by an open information platform to encourage innovation. The challenge The programme was scheduled to cost £8.3 million over two ...

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Co-operative Placemaking in Rochdale’s Heritage Action Zone

3rd April, 2018 / CCIN

The Co-operative College and Co-operative Heritage Trust have been working with colleagues in Rochdale Development Agency and alongside other local stakeholders to help to secure for Rochdale the coveted status of ‘Heritage Action Zone’ awarded by Historic England. This award will enable wonderful co-operative transformations to occur in Rochdale. The focus of the College and ...

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Local Community Budget Scheme – Stevenage Borough Council

3rd April, 2018 / CCIN

The Local Community Budget scheme was launched by Stevenage Borough Council in 2011 to help community groups and organisations to develop an idea, support an existing initiative or deliver a local priority. Stevenage Borough Council Councillors each have a budget of £2,500 and the Youth Mayor a budget of £3,300: a total of £100,800 to ...

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