Transforming the way local services are delivered

Publica is a ground-breaking new company, wholly owned by four councils. Its purpose is to transform the way local services are delivered to communities through innovation. This is a ground-breaking initiative that aims to set the standard for all councils in the future. If you want to know more get in touch by emailing or read our press releases below.

Publica. Transformation through innovation



Awards recognition for Publica

Staff at Publica have been praised after reaching the finals of a major awards scheme.

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Publica part of winning national bid

Publica will contribute to ground-breaking work looking at digital solutions which will benefit local authorities and their customers

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Publica recognised in top awards

Publica was 'highly commended' at 2018 Personnel Today awards last night (Wednesday 22/11)

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New video captures Publica's unique vision

A short film has been produced to showcase Publica's approach and outline our vision

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Publica celebrates new building control quality management accreditation

We're in the first tranche of building control bodies in the country to receive accreditation. 

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Publica signs up to Local Digital Declaration

Publica Group has just signed a Local Digital Declaration which commits the company to the provision of local public services that will fully meet customer requirements in the Internet age.

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Publica in running for prestigious Employee Benefits award

Officials at Publica Group were delighted to hear that the company has been shortlisted for one of the Personnel Today awards 2018 in recognition of the company’s new employee benefits scheme. 

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We’re ahead of the curve! First Publica AGM delivers upbeat results

Publica Group has celebrated its first year in business by demonstrating that its ground-breaking not for profit model for partnership working is already exceeding expectations.

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Publica Group awarded for being Disability Confident

Publica Group has demonstrated its commitment to support people with disabilities and long term health conditions by being awarded the Disability Confident Accreditation.

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Publica Group features in national transformation toolkit

Publica Group is one of the case studies in a new national ‘Transformation in Localities Toolkit’ launched at the District Councils’ Network Spring Assembly.

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We’re in business! All partner councils approve Publica plan for 2018/19

It’s only six months since four local authorities launched Publica Group Ltd, a ground-breaking partnership which promises to deliver better local services for residents.

Since then, things have moved at a rapid pace and over the last few weeks the four partner councils - Cheltenham Borough Council, Cotswold, Forest of Dean and West Oxfordshire District Councils - have approved an exciting new Publica business plan, charting the way ahead in 2018/19.


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New ground-breaking company will safeguard local services

In November, Cotswold, Forest of Dean and West Oxfordshire District Councils are launching a ground-breaking partnership which promises to deliver better local services for residents.

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Non-Executive Directors appointed for Publica Group

Four independent Non-Executive Directors have been appointed to sit on the boards of Publica Group – three new local authority owned companies providing services for district councils in Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire.

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