Monthly Archives: November 2018

iSandwell – Sandwell Borough Council

2nd November, 2018 / CCIN

iSandwell is a community development program that mixes frontline facing citizen engagement with smart city thinking to improve the use of digital in the region to alleviate social issues.  Sandwell Council work closely with the community and voluntary sector to develop innovative training and support over a range of activities. Read about these activities: Digital – ...

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Fuel Poverty – targeting households – The Behaviouralist

3rd April, 2018 / CCIN

Fuel poverty – living on a lower income in a home which cannot be kept warm at a reasonable cost –  is a big issue for local government. According to the Annual Fuel Poverty Statistics Report 2017 (2015 ONS Data) currently, over 2.5 million households have to choose between heating their house and other essential ...

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Producing solutions with citizens – the Elephants project – Unlimited Potential

3rd April, 2018 / CCIN

For effective services, a better relationship is needed between people who deliver and use services. Organisations are looking towards citizens having an active role in design and delivery (co-production). There are ‘pockets’ of examples of lived experience/decision maker relationships across Greater Manchester. However, talk of better relationships has not yet ‘tipped over’ into widespread action, ...

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Thriving Communities – Oldham Council

28th March, 2018 / CCIN

The Thriving Communities (TC) programme is the bedrock of the Oldham Cares programme and central to the Oldham Model contained in the Oldham Plan.  It focuses on creating the conditions for sustainable prevention, social action and change which are pre-requisites of achieving the overarching outcomes of the wider programme.  It will do this through developing ...

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Living Well Collaborative – Lambeth Council

27th March, 2018 / CCIN

Overview Those commissioning public services are increasingly being expected to oversee rapid large-scale local change that achieve financial savings, but also to make services more accessible, personalised and focused on prevention. In Lambeth they have seized the opportunity to transform the mental health care system. By creating a radical new commissioning model and set of ...

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Motivat8 – Sandwell Borough Council

26th March, 2018 / CCIN

The Motiv8 Challenge was developed to tackle Anti-Social behaviour being carried out by young people with the aim of improving our communities, tackling youth unemployment and raising the aspirations of young people in Sandwell. The project is specifically aimed at young people in Sandwell who are Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) that may ...

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Green Spaces – Stevenage Borough Council

26th June, 2017 / CCIN

Local charities who work with Stevenage Borough Council were concerned that many older people do not ask for help when they first need it but instead wait until they are having a crisis. This can mean they end up having a lengthy stay in hospital which could have been avoided. The council worked with them ...

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Telford Mental Health Forum – Telford and Wrekin Borough Council

26th June, 2017 / CCIN

Since the Mental Health Works event held at the Park Inn in April of 2016, what originally started out as a small working group of key stakeholders has become a major networking group for the Borough of Telford and Wrekin with the mental wellbeing of the local population as its primary focus. Telford Mental Health ...

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Elderly Fuel Allowance – Glasgow City Council

26th June, 2017 / CCIN

The city is the only one in the UK to offer an annual affordable warmth dividend to all vulnerable elderly people over the age of 80 –  £100 every winter since the new Administration was elected in 2011.   The Council also delivers a major domestic energy efficiency programme, levering in national and local funding sources ...

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