Using data to improve local services: stories from the frontline

Peter Wells, Head of Policy, Open Data Institute & Brad Smith, Web Services Manager, Hertfordshire CC talk to Hilary Simpson of Sleuth Co-op...Read more

Arts and Culture are recognised as powerful drivers for cohesive, safe, sustainable communities

Stella Duffy, writer and theatre maker, co-founder of Fun Palaces & Darren Henley CEO Arts Council England talking up a storm...Read more

Improving health and wellbeing in communities through social prescribing, micro-commissioning and developing volunteers

Richard Howells of Bronze Software Labs and Jo Robins a consultant in public health with Shropshire Council refresh Vicky Sargent's thinking...Read more

Fun Palaces - an engine for place making that is driving community cohesion

Watch Stella Duffy, writer and theatre maker, co-founder of the Fun Palaces campaign, on Working Lunch with Darren Henley CEO Arts Council England, Tuesday 31st. ...Read more

What can "digital" do for social care

Mark Nicholas, Chief Social Worker, NHS Digital and David Watts, Director of Adult Services, Wolverhampton CC in conversation with Vicky Sargent of CLGdotTV...Read more

Nobody wants to live in a care home.....

........even if they are one of the very small number of people the system will be able to accommodate in future....Read more

What does the future hold for local government?

How tech is helping older people live independently at home, for longer

Is the current preoccupation with service design a genuine step forward or just another phase that local government is going through

The new, technology enabled, social care is struggling into life. It's heart and it's head are in the right place but it needs help, encouragement and money.

Future local gov: flexible, agile and collaborative ?

Kirklees introduced Bettercare a self service digital platform in June 2017

Fiona Colley was in Local Government - LB Southwark - for sixteen years, eight years in opposition and eight in power

Managing demand in health and social care. Pipe dream or the new reality?