Commissioned by the Government Office for the East of EnglandThis study assessed the case for establishing a support service for a range of local partnerships to help them to develop as long term vehicles for community regeneration and renewal in the East of England. The report identifies current issues being faced by partnerships as: organizational capacity; strategic direction and programme/ project delivery. It highlights the problems being experienced by partners in making their structures, internal systems and procedures work effectively. The report argues that effective regeneration and renewal needs to be long term, community-led, be supported by other partners and involve community enterprise.
The report was produced by the Development Trust Association and Commissioned by the Government Office for Eastern England.
It is available at: http://www.cover-east.org/interact/documents/pdf/502.pdf