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Creating a more flexible funding model for the Local Digital Fund

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Since 2018, the Local Digital Collaboration Unit (LDCU) has funded 35 projects through multiple phases of work and across five rounds of funding - including our relatively recent C-19 Challenge. Through the Local Digital Fund, we’ve given out nearly £5 …

The cyber security pre-discovery: what we’ve learned and what happens now

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The Local Digital Collaboration Unit have published their findings from a 40-day pre-discovery into cyber security in local authorities. The team set out to form a picture of the current cyber security threats, challenges and capabilities that exist at a …

COVID-19 recovery: Looking at the future local digital landscape with councils

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Virtual conference call

Over the last 6 weeks, the Local Digital team has run weekly Friday calls to facilitate discussions across local authorities, as teams respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.  The local government response has been incredible and relentless. We have seen …

Following our funded projects

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Members of the Local Digital Collaboration Unit at MHCLG have been working closely with the 16 Local Digital Fund projects. Read about the information they're gathering, how they aim to measure the value of collaborative working and the collaborative tools that the funded projects have utilised so far.

Helping local government Chief Digital Officers make the most of the Local Digital Declaration

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We ran a discovery workshop on 12 February with 10 municipal digital leaders, Bloomberg Associates and Socitm to understand how we might better network and support them. Read the summary, the full event log and what we’re planning as a result.

We’ve published the commitments of 145 Local Digital Declaration signatories

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145 signatories of the Local Digital Declaration committed to projects that work towards better outcomes for citizens through digital. All of these commitments have now been published on the Local Digital website.