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Generating Community Support for Sustainable Housing Projects

The UK Government has set the target of achieving net zero by 2050 and the social housing sector will play a key role in meeting this goal. We heard from James Caspell, Neighbourhood Director (Lancaster West and Grenfell Housing Services), at Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, about improving engagement with the local community to gain their support for sustainable housing projects.

Community Engagement in Local Policing

Community policing is as important today as it has ever been. This article provides insights into the current challenges local forces are facing and the strategies that are in place to tackle them.

Supporting the Community to Protect Against Fraud

Building Public Resilience against Fraud is the job of the National Trading Standards Scams Team. This case study looks at the work of the team in supporting victims of mass marketing fraud scams.

Hertfordshire County Council: Effectively Using Social Media in Public Comms

Hertfordshire County Council have used several digital channels to promote their public health campaigns over the course of the pandemic. Andrew Hadfield-Ames from Hertfordshire Council shares their successes of using social media to communicate effectively with the public.

Through the Gate: How Starting Offender Management pre-release stops Reoffending

In 2021, the government invested £80 million in substance misuse treatment services as part of their plan to reduce drug related crime and prevent drug related deaths. This case study examines the key factors driving success and failure in stopping reoffending, examples of how to improve offender management, and learnings from the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Importance of Ownership: Giving Communities the Power to Regenerate

Locality’s most recent report assesses whether community ownership could boost the post-Covid-19 recovery. With the economy beginning to recover, could community asset transfers be the key to creating a long-lasting and sustainable path to stronger local economies?