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.
Councils and education providers are set to unite to improve the delivery of apprenticeship training in the east.
A new company set up by Harlow Council will provide a range of property and environmental services such as council housing repairs, street cleaning, grass cutting and pest control to Harlow residents from 1 February 2017.
The joint regional “Business Incubator” between Essex County Council and the East of England LGA will take its first cohort in the New Year.
A team of health and local government representatives visit Holland to see the Buurtzorg model in action.
A delegation from West Suffolk, including representative from health, housing and social care, will be travelling to Holland to examine the Buurtzorg model first hand.
A highly successful Dutch model of care at home – known as BUURTZORG - will be explored in West Suffolk through a “Test and Learn Site”.
In 2014, key partners and agencies came together to look at how drug and alcohol reduction services could be improved and commissioned more effectively.
The Essex Waste Partnership was set up to ensure cost-efficient and sustainable waste management was being delivered across the county.
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.
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