Barnsley Council: Partnering to deliver the Household Support Fund
Barnsley Council has worked closely with their voluntary and community sector to deliver the Household Support Fund and have allocated some of the funding directly to community organisations who are developing sustainable approaches to the rising cost of living.
NHS “dental deserts” persist in rural and deprived communities – LGA analysis
New analysis by the Local Government Association reveals a growing number of “dental deserts” across the country with more deprived or rural local authority areas having fewer NHS dentists than those in more affluent urban areas.
Housing Advisers Programme (HAP) funding is designed to support councils commission expert advice to help them deliver a project that helps meet the housing need of their local area. It aims to be simple, flexible, and locally led.
Nudges for Social Good podcast transcript – Yorkshire and Humber council consortium
Transcript of episode 13 of our behavioural insights podcast – Nudges for Social Good – featuring public health lead at Doncaster Council, Caroline Temperton, and professor of health psychology and director of the Centre for Behavioural Science and Applied Psychology at Sheffield Hallam University, Maddy Arden.
LGA responds to new National Child Measurement Programme figures
“Councils are working to support children and families to live healthy lives and reduce pressure on other public services, from health visitors supporting new parents to weight management services and subsidised leisure facilities, but more needs to be done, especially to reduce the gap between the most and least deprived."