19th May, 2019 / Nicola, CCIN
Knowsley 2030 is the new long-term strategy for Knowsley which will set out a new vision and priorities for the Borough. The strategy is being co-produced with residents, businesses and other stakeholders in line with Knowsley’s Better Together principles to understand how people living, working and studying in Knowsley today feel about the place, what ...
3rd April, 2018 / Nicola, CCIN
Bassetlaw District Council are active supporters of neighbourhood planning, with 9 plans now ‘made’, 15 plans under development, and a number of prospective plan areas currently being explored. Despite the coverage of neighbourhood planning activities in the district, and the similar activities being engaged in by steering groups, little interaction was taking place between them. ...
29th March, 2018 / Nicola, CCIN
What if people living in poverty could take the lead in challenging Salford’s leaders to work with them on tackling poverty? Would it make a difference to the decisions that are being made? Would new solutions be discovered? These were just a few of the questions that were being asked when Salford Poverty Truth Commission ...
14th November, 2017 / Nicola, CCIN
Street Wisdom is a powerful, innovative game-changer that uses the streets as an invisible university. At the centre of Street Wisdom lies the idea that every moment is extraordinary and every street is full of inspiration; that there’s no such thing as an ordinary street, just ordinary thinking. Few of us give ourselves time or ...
17th October, 2017 / Nicola, CCIN
Based on work by CLES and the Democracy Collaborative in USA, in 2013 we identified so-called ‘anchor institutions’, the largest purchasers of goods and services in the locality, who we saw as potential ‘community wealth builders’. Exploring how a change in the spend of existing anchors within the public economy could create a local economic ...
8th October, 2017 / Nicola, CCIN
Neighbourhood Community Planning has been introduced to Pin Green to give the community an opportunity to come together and work in partnership with SBC and local partners such as; ward councillors, community groups, schools, businesses, and the Police. Strategy – Pin Green Neighbourhood Investment – Stevenage Borough Council
26th June, 2017 / Nicola, CCIN
Stevenage Borough Council is working with children and young people to improve play areas across the town. In 2016/17, children and young people were given the exciting opportunity to design their local play area by choosing their five favourite pieces of play equipment. We then worked with our chosen play equipment provider to make sure ...
21st May, 2014 / Nicola, CCIN
In response to increasing complaints about anti-social behaviour (ASB) in Silverdale, partners identified more than 25 young people who were involved in ASB in and around a local shopping parade. Quality of life for some residents was being affected by groups of teenagers shouting, swearing, fighting and causing damage. Officers from the Borough Council and ...
19th May, 2014 / Nicola, CCIN
Sandwell’s journey to set up a mutual organisation for its education support services began in the autumn of 2010, to enable schools to buy into quality support services irrespective of their status – but why was change needed? Sandwell, like many local authorities, found itself with a reduced role in supporting education as well as ...