Published: 30th Sep 2020

More than a third of local authorities (40%) in England are not operating community support hubs, according to new research. The research by the Carnegie UK Trust found that only 241 local authorities currently have recognisable community support hubs in operation despite local lockdowns rapidly re-emerging around the country. According to the charity, this leaves some 40% – a further 163 local authorities – without clearly identifiable community hubs that bring together vital support systems. With a second wave of COVID-19 likely to hit during the winter months, the Carnegie UK Trust is urging local authorities to step up their offer now and learn from the successful deployment of community hubs earlier this year. With a second wave of COVID-19 likely to hit within months, the Carnegie UK Trust is urging local authorities to step up their offer now and learn from the successful deployment of community hubs earlier this … (To read the full article, subscribe below)