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Place-Based Public Service Budgets: Making Public Money Work Better for Communities

Former secretary of state John Denham and New Local’s deputy chief executive Jessica Studdert call for place-based budgeting, reviving Total Place for today's climate.

Well Placed: The impact of Big Local on the health of communities

How can communities prevent illness and create their own good health? Could investment at the grassroots help ease the burden on the NHS? We analysed the impact of the Big Local project on health and wellbeing.