C-19 Challenge Project Outputs

On this page you can find the final outputs from the Local Digital C-19 Challenge funded projects. More outputs will be added here as the projects reach completion.

You can read more about the individual projects and their goals on the C-19 Funded Projects page.

We are aware that some files are not currently in an accessible format, but is we are working on this and hope to update this page as soon as possible.

If you have any questions about accessing and using the outputs, please contact the relevant contact as shown in the table or email support@localdigital.gov.uk.

View all C-19 Challenge outputs

Project nameLead Council(s)Description of outputOutput
How Busy Is ToonNewcastle City CouncilA digital tool to identify where parts of a city are overcrowded and breach social distancing requirements, which disseminates information to citizens so they can make informed decisions about their movements. View the code on Github
Future Work DesignEast Riding of Yorkshire CouncilA research report into remote working challenges in local government, which contains 8 working practice profiles for council staff working in different contexts.Download the report (PDF)
Future Work DesignEast Riding of Yorkshire CouncilA risk assessment tool that’s ready to be used by HR/OD and corporate teams.Download the risk assessment tool (PDF)
Future Work DesignEast Riding of Yorkshire CouncilA risk assessment tool that’s ready to be used by HR/OD and corporate teams.guidance on how to use the tool in practice.
Download the guidance (PDF)
Improving data exchange with VCSGreater London Authority, Camden Council and London Office of Technology and Innovation (LOTI)This User Guide sets out how to create and run a Community Insights Project. Community Insights Projects bring together Voluntary and Charitable Sector (VCS) staff and council data experts to explore how different types of quantitative and qualitative data can be used to deliver better support to residents during the pandemic and beyond. Combining their strengths, skills and capacity to address shared ‘blindspot’ issues, planning, analysing and responding as one. Read the User Guide (Google Doc)
Improving data exchange with VCSGreater London Authority, Camden Council and London Office of Technology and Innovation (LOTI)Project final report that details the research process and findings.Read the final Report (Google Slides)
Digital Inclusion ToolkitCroydon Council & Leeds CouncilA comprehensive playbook that addresses the needs of multiple audiences in one go, as well as factoring in the challenges introduced from lockdown and social distancing.Visit toolkit website
Inclusive digital place-based engagementLondon Borough of CamdenPractical approaches and tools for digital place-based engagement to ensure local people and businesses can still have a meaningful say on planning projects, including major planning applications and town centre renewals, as physical distancing restrictions are eased.Coming soon!
Community engagement playbookSouth Gloucestershire Council and Royal Borough of Kingston Upon ThamesA ‘playbook’ that includes systems and tools councils can use for various forms of public engagement.Coming soon!
Beach check applicationBournemouth, Christchurch and Poole CouncilA smartphone application to help prevent overcrowding on beaches by telling people how busy sections are so they can do their bit to help maintain social distancing.Coming soon!
Modelling demand for post COVID-19 surge in children’s servicesThe Greater Manchester Combined AuthorityThis project created a model to anticipate the forthcoming wave of demand to help vulnerable children and families emerge out of the constraints of lock down.Coming soon!
Enabling Digital ConversationsBolton CouncilA low-contact face-to-face experience for residents who do not have access to digital alternatives. The creation of digital meeting points at council access points to allow interaction with service officers via video-conferencing. These bookable appointments will let those residents who need to interact face-to-face to have a safer, reassuring experience and improve officer productivity.Coming soon!
Data and standards for a scalable approach to vulnerability (SAVVI)Tameside CouncilData and standards that can improve how local councils can find vulnerable people and households, and then promote a coordinated multi-agency response.Coming soon!
Impact of COVID-19 and social vulnerability: Changing lives through understanding and managing riskHuntingdon District CouncilA set of action plans for ‘multi-agency intervention and action tracking’ all of which are recorded within a standards compliant application.Coming soon!

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