The scheme rewards partnerships which can demonstrate how their innovative services bring real benefits to citizens.
The aims of the scheme are to:
- identify, acknowledge and spread innovation and excellence
- raise standards by promoting best practice through peer learning and knowledge transfer
- mprove services to make a real difference to quality of life and life chances for individuals and communities
- give national recognition to local, frontline services and partnerships.
The new scheme is now open for entries, and applications close at 5pm on Tuesday 27 October 2009.
Find out more about the scheme and apply online – on the Local Innovation Awards Scheme website