Our Showcase provides a flavour of the work we are undertaking in the East of England to both demonstrate our value and help to share practice between local authorities.
District councils in Essex, along with the Unitary councils of Thurrock and Southend on Sea, began working together in 2014 in an effort to maximise their capacity and competitiveness by joining up building control services across the county.
Hertfordshire explored the possibilities of bringing together their Building Control services in order to generate efficiency, increase their service resilience and improve standards of customer service.
Norfolk Community Safety Partnership (NCCSP) develop practical ways for partners to work together on the key priority of domestic abuse.
In the East of England, 11 councils decided to tackle the issues head on and, thanks to the support of the East of England LGA, they are making headway and their system is to be replicated across the UK.
At the East of England LGA our vision is to support our local economies which collectively make up a strong pillar of the national economy.
A team effort at Thurrock to get the right outcomes.
In a time where the population is living longer and social care is becoming increasingly expensive, it is in everyone’s best interests to help elderly people maintain their independence. Local authorities can take a lead in making this happen.
A research report which considered how to increase the effectiveness of councillors in the online.
In July 2013 we launched a competition at our East of England Troubled Families conference to compliment the extended national initiative by promoting local innovation around the Troubled Families agenda.
Conference looks at how devolved and local public services can take advantage of digital technologies to stimulate and enable innovation and new ways of working.
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