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Birmingham City Council: Year 3 Q3 update

Birmingham plans to test its powers to influence the social and economic determinants of health to shift towards a healthier food and physical

Birmingham City Council: Year 3 Q3 update

Nottinghamshire County Council: Year 3 Q3 update

Nottinghamshire County Council plans to build on its broader whole system approach around the community food environment, to develop food skills

Nottinghamshire County Council: Year 3 Q3 update

Creating Effective Teams: Emergenetics Psychometric Profiling

Team Development sessions will be offered through the LGA’s Leadership and Workforce teams, using Emergenetics profiling. These sessions can be used by Councillors, SMT’s, or other colleagues within your local authority.

Creating Effective Teams: Emergenetics Psychometric Profiling

Darlington: using pies and pints to harness the power of community action

Rather than accepting that fewer financial resources mean poorer services, Darlington has shown that with the right approach, residents can be engaged in a way which not only helps maintain service levels but brings the community together.

Case Study

Darlington: using pies and pints to harness the power of community action

Teignbridge: creating Garden Communities using digital engagement

Two neighbourhoods of Teignbridge District Council were awarded Garden Community Status in 2019. Residents were offered the opportunity to be part of the plans to build vibrant, green neighbourhoods but the pandemic disrupted face-to-face engagement. Determined to involve local people in the project, the council pioneered a set of digital initiatives, the success of which has given Teignbridge Council the confidence to explore other ways to increase resident participation.

Case Study

Teignbridge: creating Garden Communities using digital engagement