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How Solihull's Environment Champions work with the council to transform their neighbourhoods

Objectives

Solihull’s Environment Champions was launched  Neighbourhood Services of Solihull Council to tackle the community’s problem with littering, vandalism and other environmental crimes.

The projects objectives were to:

  1. Instigate greater community involvement and ownership over issues affecting the quality of life of neighbourhoods.
  2. To reduce environmental crime that can spill-over to more serious crime and anti-social behaviour. By changing normative behaviour and signals the project sought to end a cycle that eroded social capital and cohesion.
  3. Improve the partnership between public, private and voluntary groups within Solihull promoting Localism.
  4. To make Solihull Cleaner, Greener, Safer and Healthier.
About this case study
Main Contact

Alison Lush
Neighbourhood Manager

Email:
alilush@solihull.gov.uk
Telephone:
0121 704 8031

Chris Edgell
Environment Champion Coordinator

Email:
cedgell@solihull.gov.uk

This case study was written by Frankie Hine-Hughes in April 2011 and updated by Chris Edgell on 29 August 2013.

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