Case studies

Innovation in local government is about improving the lives of the people in our communities. Browse through our case studies to see the many innovative programmes councils are involved in.

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COVID-19 case studies

Councils are doing remarkable work to address the challenges brought by coronavirus. Good council practice related to the COVID-19 outbreak can be found on our dedicated web hub.

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The London Borough of Havering: Using the COM-B framework to develop a vaccine take up strategy

Adopted a systematic approach to encourage vaccine take up.

Political leadership: Chelmsford City Council

The 2019 election results were a surprise for some. Many felt the change was a response to national issues.

Political leadership: Plymouth City Council

Plymouth City Council's officers have experience of preparing for changes that may arise in the political administration of the council.

Political leadership: Mole Valley District Council

Actions taken by Mole Valley District Council after changes to their administration following two elections.

Political leadership: Mansfield District Council

Councillors in Mansfield are elected every four years and since 2002 this has also included a directly elected Mayor.

Gloucestershire county council: how the fire service lent a helping hand to the vaccination programme

Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) which is part of Gloucestershire County Council, set up two fire stations as vaccination centres with crews responsible for setting up the clinics each morning, helping to vaccinate nearly 2,500 people a day.

Maintaining high level recycling during the COVID-19 pandemic

Vale of White Horse District Council used innovative digital education to communicate and engage with residents in lockdown.

Oldham council: ‘we are the safety net – capturing those left behind in vaccine rollout’

Oldham council is working closely with communities leaders and key partners to address vaccine hesitancy amongst its ethnic minority population.

Wiltshire council: promoting vaccination among traveller and houseboat communities

Wiltshire Council targeting groups at risk of low uptake, including homeless, traveller and houseboat communities.

Manchester: how a vaccine tracker and outreach work is helping follow-up with those who decline the vaccine first time round

Manchester developed a tracking system to identify the number of people who have declined vaccines to enable GP practices to recall eligible individuals.