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City Futures - Birmingham. The irresistible rise of UK cities

Cities across UK are humming with energy and creativity, harnessing local pride to drive local plans for a better, more citizen focussed, future....Read more

What is blockchain and why is it so important?

George Rhodes of KPSN and Kent Connects & Jane Hancer of CC2i talk to Joe Tibbetts about blockchain in local public services...Read more

ONE YOU MAY HAVE MISSED OVER THE SUMMER: Future local gov must be flexible, agile and collaborative ?

Martin Sadler, Digital Gaps, Mark Cridge, Managing Director, MySociety and Shane O'Neill, Chairman, Elgin have some answers 27 June...Read more

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 27 June...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

What can "digital" do for social care

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

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 27 June

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.

Kirklees introduced Bettercare a self service digital platform in June 2017