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We would encourage people to link to the Lincolnshire Research Observatory (LRO) website. If you have created a link to the LRO from your website, please could you let us know at lro@lincolnshire.gov.uk.

This links page is intended to contain additional useful resources for people using the LRO. However, the links on this website will include external websites over which the LRO has no control regarding their nature, content and availability. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse any views expressed within them.

Please note also the many useful links on key themes and topics within the Lincolnshire Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) published on the LRO.

There are other useful links too on the LRO Theme pages (under Themes menu above), and on the Child Poverty Strategy page.

Please report any links not working on the LRO to lro@lincolnshire.gov.uk.

Business and Economy:

Local links:

Business Lincolnshire

Federation of Small Businesses: Lincolnshire

Greater Lincolnshire Enterprise Partnership (LEP)

Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Other links:

GOV.UK: Business and self employed

GOV.UK: Rural Business

Migration Observatory

Office for National Statistics (ONS): Migration

 

Charities, Social Enterprise and the Voluntary sector:

Local links:

Community Lincs

JUST Lincolnshire (Equality and Human Rights)

Lincolnshire Community Foundation

Lincolnshire Community and Voluntary Service

Lincolnshire County Council (LCC): Community and Voluntary Sector Support

Lincolnshire Parent Carer Forum (children with disabilities)

One East Midlands

Social Enterprise East Midlands (SEEM)

Voluntary Centre Services

Other links:

Discover Volunteering

Funding Central

Institute for Volunteering Research

National Council for Voluntary Organisations

Open Charities database

Shelter: (Housing and Homelessness)

Social Enterprise Coalition

 

Grant funding for community groups and businesses:

Local links:

Lincolnshire Community Foundation: Grants

Lincolnshire Research Observatory (LRO): Grants and funding page

Other links:

 

Children and Young People, Adults and Older People:

Local links:

Age UK: Lincoln

Lincolnshire County Council (LCC): Data Exchange

LincolnshireChildren.Net

TeenInfoLincs

Other links:

Age UK

Age UK: Information Guides and Factsheets

Age UK: Later Life in Rural England 2013

Care and Repair: England

Centre for Excellence and Outcomes

Child Accident Prevention Trust: Tools

Childrens Links

GOV.UK: Department for Work and Pensions

GOV.UK: Department for Work and Pensions: Statistics tools

GOV.UK: Child Poverty Strategy 2014-2017

NHS Healthy Start

Princes Trust

Projecting Adult Needs and Service Information System (PANSI)

Projecting Older People Population Information System (POPPI)

Public Health England (PHE): Child and Maternal Health Observatory

Public Health England (PHE): Childrens Disability Profiles

Public Health England (PHE): Youth Justice reports (includes various other issues)

RiseAbove

 

Crime:

Local links:

Humberside, Lincolnshire and North Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company Ltd

Lincolnshire Domestic Abuse

Lincolnshire Police

Other links:

GOV.UK: Crime Statistics

GOV.UK: Home Office

Police UK

Police UK: data

Violence Prevention

 

Culture and Heritage:

Local links:

Collection Museum, Lincoln

Heritage Lincolnshire

Heritage Lottery Fund: East Midlands

Lincs to the Past

Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage centre

Other links:

Historic Environment Local Management (HELM)

 

Education:

Local links:

Lincolnshire County Council (LCC): Schools and Education 

Other links:

GOV.UK: Department for Education

 

Environment:

Local links:

Climate East Midlands

Keep Britain Tidy: East Midlands

Groundwork Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire County Council (LCC): Environment and Planning

Lincolnshire Waste Partnership

Other links:

Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE) (charity)

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA): Environmental mapping

GOV.UK: Department for Energy and Climate Change

GOV.UK: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

GOV.UK: Environment Agency

GOV.UK: What's in Your Backyard (Environment Agency Interactive Maps)

Natural England

Natural England: Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Lincolnshire

Natural England: National character area profiles

Scotland Environment Web: useful links

Sustrans

 

External Toolkits and Area Profiles:

Local links:

Lincolnshire Research Observatory (LRO): Indices of Deprivation 2015

Other links:

GOV.UK: Using Disability Data and Disability Research

Local Government Association (LGA): LG Inform Plus

London Health Observatory (LHO): Health Inequalities Intervention Toolkit

Office for National Statistics (ONS): Census Analysis website

Office for National Statistics (ONS): Coastal Communities 2011 Census Analysis

Office for National Statistics (ONS): Data Visualisation Centre

Office for National Statistics (ONS): Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Labour Market Profiles

Office for National Statistics (ONS): Local Profiles

Office for National Statistics (ONS): Mid-Year Population Estimates Analysis toolkit

Office for National Statistics (ONS): Neighbourhood Statistics

Office for National Statistics (ONS): Tourism Atlas (2015)

Open Data Communitites: Local Authority Profiles

Ordnance Survey: Maps of Electoral Areas

Police.uk: Nationally produced Crime data and mapping for local areas

Public Health England (PHE): Cancer Information and Tools

Public Health England (PHE): Health Profiles

Public Health England (PHE): Obesity toolkits

Public Health England (PHE): Teenage Pregnancy resources

Sport England

Violence Prevention profiles

Violence Prevention website

 

Health:

Further details and links for health related issues can be found on the individual Lincolnshire Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) topic pages.

Local links:

Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust

Lincolnshire County Council (LCC): Public Health

Lincolnshire Health and Wellbeing Board

Lincolnshire Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2013-2018

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit

NHS Lincolnshire East Clinical Commissioning Group (NHS LECCG)

NHS Lincolnshire West Clinical Commissioning Group (NHS LWCCG)

NHS South Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (NHS SLCCG)

NHS South West Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (NHS SWLCCG)

Other links:

Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Heath Research and Care (CLAHRC)

GOV.UK: Health and Social Care Outcomes Frameworks

NHS Digital (formerly Health and Social Care Information Centre)

Institute of Health Equity: Marmot Review

Kings Fund: Improving the Publics Health

Local Government Association (LGA): Health and Wellbeing

Local Government Association (LGA): Public Health

Local Government Association (LGA): Social Determinants of Health and the Role of Local Government

London Health Observatory: Marmot Review

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE): Public health guidance

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE): Public Health Local Government briefings

NHS Change4Life

NHS England (NHSE)

NHS England (NHSE): Clinical Commissioning Group outcomes tools

NHS England (NHSE): Clinical Commissioning Group and Local Authority outcomes information packs

NHS Primary Care Commissioning

Office for National Statistics (ONS): Measuring Wellbeing

Open Athens Log in and Registration

Public Health England (PHE)

Public Health England (PHE): Data and Knowledge Gateway

Public Health England (PHE): Health Protection

Public Health England (PHE): Local action on Health Inequalities Evidence papers

Public Health England (PHE): Longer Lives

Public Health England (PHE): National General Practice Profiles

Public Health England (PHE): Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF)

Public Health England (PHE): Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF) Inequalities and Technical Guide

Public Health England (PHE): Public Health profiles

Public Health England (PHE): Public Health profiles and Adult Social Care profile

Solutions for Public Health (Consultancy)

 

Health and Social Care Evidence and resources:

Local links:

Health Libraries in Lincolnshire Online (HeLLO)

Lincolnshire Sensory Impairment Services

Other links:

Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework (ASCOF)

Care Quality Commission (CQC)

Faculty of Public Health: Public Mental Health learning resources

Institute of Public Care

Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC): National Adult Social Care Intelligence Service (NASCIS)

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR): Public Health Research programme

NHS Evidence: Health and Social Care

NHS Scotland: The Knowledge Network for Health and Care

Public Health England (PHE): National End of Life Care Intelligence Network

Public Health training and knowledge

Rightcare: NHS Atlas of Variation

Skills for Care

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE): Social Care Online

Univesity of Nottingham: Improving Dementia Education and Awareness (IDEA)

 

Housing:

Local links:

Lincolnshire County Council (LCC): Housing

Other links:

Care and Repair (England)

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH): Housing and Health resources

Council of Mortgage Lenders

GOV.UK: COntinuous REcording of Lettings and Sales in Social Housing in England (CORE): Lettings and Sales of Social Housing in England

GOV.UK: Homes and Communities Agency

GOV.UK: Housing (and Homelessness) Statistics

GOV.UK: Land Registry

Housing Associations' Charitable Trust (HACT): Standards of evidence in Housing

Housing Learning and Improvement Network (HLIN): Public Health and Social Care resources

Shelter England: Data

Shelter England: Gypsies and Travellers Good Practice Guide

Supported Housing Alliance

 

Local Government Authorities and public sector resources:

Local Authorities:

Lincolnshire County Council (LCC)

Boston Borough District Council (BBDC)

East Lindsey District Council (ELDC)

City of Lincoln Council

North Kesteven District Council (NKDC)

South Holland District Council (SHDC)

South Kesteven District Council (SKDC)

West Lindsey District Council (WLDC)

Other local links:

Central Lincolnshire Joint Strategic Planning Committee

Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)

JUST Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire County Council (LCC): Community Safety

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue

Lincolnshire Resilience Forum

South East Lincolnshire Joint Planning Unit

 

Other links:

Equality and Human Rights Commission

GOV.UK: Department for Communities and Local Government

King's Fund: Improving the Public's Health (Resources for local authorities)

Local Government Association (LGA)

Local Government Association (LGA): LG Inform Plus (includes area profiles)

Local Government Association (LGA): Public Health

Local Government Association (LGA): Social Determinants of Health and the Role of Local Government

National Institute for Care Excellence (NICE): Public Health Local Government briefings

Office for National Statistics (ONS): Labour Market Profiles

Open Data Communities: Local Authority profiles

Public Health England (PHE): Obesity Resources for Local Authorities

 

Rural and Coastal Issues and Tourism:

Local links:

Community Lincs

Visit England: Lincolnshire

Hubbards Hills, Louth

Lincoln Cathedral

Lincoln Christmas Market

Lincolnshire Coastal Country Park

Lincolnshire Coastal Grazing Marshes project (East Lindsey)

Lincolnshire County Council (LCC): Visiting Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Rural Development Programme (RDPE)

Lincolnshire Showground

Lincolnshire Wolds

Lindsey Action Zone

OnLincolnshire (Broadband project)

South West Lincolnshire Tourism (South Kesteven District Council)

Visit Lincoln

Visit Lincolnshire

Visit The Coast

Wash Fens Rural Development Programme

Witham Valley Country Park

Other links:

Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE)

Age UK: Later Life in Rural England report 2013

Canal and River Trust

Coastal Action Zone

Coastal Communities Alliance

Farming Futures

GOV.UK: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

GOV.UK: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) Statistics and Publications

GOV.UK: Rural and Urban Classification

GOV.UK: Rural Business

GOV.UK: Statistical Digest of Rural England

Rural England: Services for Older People in Rural Areas (Report 2015) 

Office for National Statistics (ONS): 2011 Census Analysis of Coastal Communities

Office for National Statistics (ONS): Census Analysis Rural and Urban Classification

Rural Proofing for Health: Toolkit

Rural Services Network: Rural Observatory and Parish level data

SO Festival

Social Issues in the Fens

Visit England: Tourism Statistics

Visit England: Tourism Surveys

 

Social Marketing:

Local links:

Lincolnshire Research Observatory (LRO): Mosaic toolkit

Other links:

Beacon Dodsworth: People and places geodemographic data

Local Government Association (LGA): Social Determinants of Health and the Role of Local Government

London Health Observatory (LHO): Sport and activity planning tool

National Social Marketing Centre

NHS Health Scotland: Social Marketing toolkit

Public Health England (PHE): Network of Public Health Observatories Technical Briefing 5: Geodemographic Segmentation (Archived 2017)

Sport England: Research Insights

 

Transport:

Local links:

Lincolnshire Community Transport

Lincolnshire Road Safety Partnership

Travel Lincolnshire

Other links:

GOV.UK: Department for Transport

 

Sources of Official Statistics:

Local links:

Lincolnshire Research Observatory (LRO)

Other links:

Data for Neighbourhoods and Regeneration

GOV.UK: Government data

Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Office for National Statistics (ONS): Census website

Office for National Statistics (ONS): Census Analysis

Office for National Statistics (ONS): Local and Regional Statistics

Office for National Statistics (ONS): Neighbourhood Statistics

Office for National Statistics (ONS): NOMIS, including Labour Market profiles

Open Data Communities

UK Data Service

 

Research Observatories neighbouring Lincolnshire:

Information about Local Information Systems:

Data for Neighbourhoods and Regeneration: List of Local Information Systems

Department for Communities and Local Government (2007): Local Information Systems: A review of their role, characteristics and benefits

Department for Communities and Local Government (2010): Understanding the value and benefits of running a local information system

Research Observatories neighbouring Lincolnshire:

Cambridgeshire Insight

Derbyshire Observatory

East Riding Data Observatory

Humber Data Observatory

Leicestershire Statistics and Research Online

Norfolk Insight

North East Lincolnshire Informed

North Lincolnshire Data Observatory

Northamptonshire Analysis

Nottingham Insight

Nottinghamshire County Council

Peterborough City Council

Suffolk Observatory