Resources

Guides

The inspiration for the production of this brochure came largely from the process of developing the promotional brochure for the fourteen projects supported...

Guides

Published by Pure Leapfrog this is a useful introductory guide to community energy for local authorities.

Reports

This is a 2015 update to the first ever Community Energy Strategy in 2014 published by a UK government. It sets out how the Government has begun a rolling...

Briefings

The Care Act 2014 (to be implemented from 1 April 2015) introduces major reforms to the legal framework for adult social care - to the way care is funded...

Reports

VONNE and Clinks undertook a mapping exercise to build a picture of the type, size and number of specialist criminal justice and community safety services...

Case studies
Open Gate is a small charity that works out of HMP Low Newton in County Durham providing support to women leaving prison and resettling into the local...
Briefings

Health scrutiny is seen as the fundamental way by which democratically elected local councillors are able to voice the views of their constituents, and hold...

Briefings

The 2012 Health & Social Care Act put clinical leadership at the heart of the new NHS commissioning system. As part of these changes 12 Clinical Senates...

Briefings

This briefing sets out the role of national and local Healthwatch, the consumer champion for health and social care. It describes how the voluntary and...

Briefings

Joint Strategic Needs Assessments (JSNAs) analyse the current and future health needs of local communities. JSNAs provide the evidence base for Joint Health...

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