Crowdfunding has proved an innovative way to engage communities in distributing funds to projects across the city, writes Plymouth City Council's Hannah Sloggett. As a cooperative council, Plymouth City Council were looking to distribute the...

In the past decisions about how to address challenges facing York have been made out of the public arena. GeniUS! is an online forum for residents to help work through problems and develop solutions that can be piloted in the city.

Lessons learned from Sheffield's crowdsourcing approach to identifying and defining innovative new approaches to addressing local needs. Related news item here