We are doing this by looking at a variety of sources, including Local Authority surveys and reports; national statistical data; community sector examples; trade publications and academic research.
It is hoped that this information will assist Councils and community groups in several ways including:
• Identifying trends in service provision and assessing the impacts of service losses • Making data, information, and research findings more readily available • Identifying and publicising service provision/ retention successes.
This section is currently under development and will be expanded over the next 12 months. Meanwhile we hope that the following links will be of interest: