This blog post, written by Esther Curtin (University of Bristol), Joyce Coker and Hannah Scott (University of Cambridge) draws on two studies within the Public Mental Health programme in the NIHR School for Public Health Research.
This study will explore the range of ways community members can engage with local authorities and influence decisions around alcohol policy in the local area.
February 2018 - November 2018
The aim of this project is to use evidence/learning generated from the Communities in Control study to support community engagement (CE) approaches aiming to increase the control that communities have over decisions that affect them.
June 2017 - May 2018
Physical activity is important for health and many people would benefit from being more active.
January 2013 - May 2015
The Communities in Control Study (CiC) has investigated the implementation and early impacts of a programme called the Big Local. The Big Local uses funding from the Big Lottery to give residents of 150 disadvantaged areas in England £1 million over ten years to use as they see fit to make their area “an even better place to live”.
January 2014 - March 2017