Monthly Archives: May 2019

Growing Communities – Reimagining Horticulture – Norwich City Council

16th May, 2019 / Nicola, CCIN

At Norwich City Council we have a commitment to investigating whether the money we spend can have more positive outcomes than simply the purchase. This ethos is at the heart of our award winning floral displays around the city. The flowers and plants in both our civic displays and in many community planting projects around ...

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Advice Providers Network – Sandwell Council

16th May, 2019 / Nicola, CCIN

Delivering Better Outcomes by working together Sandwell council has an active grants programme which includes spend of about £1 million each year on voluntary sector organisations that deliver free advice on issues such as benefits, debt, housing, immigration, employment. Six years ago, services were operating in isolation, with competition for funding, a lack of training, ...

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Armed Forces Covenant – With Military Precision – Plymouth City Council

16th May, 2019 / Nicola, CCIN

In May 2018, the new Labour administration made a commitment to revitalise the Armed Forces Covenant in Plymouth. It was at its outset a vibrant challenging partnership made up of individuals and organisations who wanted to express their support for the military and veteran community. However, numbers attending the Covenant meetings were dwindling and at ...

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Health Improvement Service

5th October, 2017 / Nicola, CCIN

In a workforce of 86 people (on a mixture of full time and part time contracts), 67% (n=58) are local Salford residents. In addition, 8 members of staff within the service are active in a voluntary capacity within a range of organisations within Salford. These include football teams and other sports organisations, churches, festival committees, ...

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Salford Equality Network’s (SEqN)

5th October, 2017 / Nicola, CCIN

Following a review of the Salford Equality Network’s (SEqN) priorities at its 6 October 2015 meeting, six task and finish groups were established charged with undertaking a refresh of a particular issue or theme that had been highlighted.  One of these issues was focused upon ‘Maximising Opportunities’, which was about identifying the range of services ...

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