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2018

ECO funding made easy
ECO funding made easy

APSE Energy and YES Energy Solutions have produced the publication "ECO funding for local authorities: A simple guide to the Government’s ECO scheme" to promote awareness of the continued ECO arrangements and upcoming consultation.

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The Association for Public Service Excellence presents ‘Future Communities: Greener, Cleaner, Smarter’, A collaboration with ITN Productions
The Association for Public Service Excellence presents ‘Future Communities: Greener, Cleaner, Smarter’, A collaboration with ITN Productions

In a unique communications partnership, The Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) and ITN Productions are producing a news and long-form current affairs-style programme highlighting APSE’s vision to encourage healthy, environmentally friendly and smart solutions for local communities.

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Discover how councils can meet the energy challenge
Discover how councils can meet the energy challenge

APSE Energy’s is delighted to announce the launch of its new publication “Energy across the authority: How local authorities are using assets to develop the energy agenda.”  

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The brightest and best in highways services light up Blackpool
The brightest and best in highways services light up Blackpool

Announcing the winners of this year’s Highways, Street Lighting and Winter Maintenance Innovation Awards as well as the Highways and Street Lighting Apprentice Award.

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Apprentices with bright futures bound for Blackpool
Apprentices with bright futures bound for Blackpool

Announcing the finalists of this year's Highways and Street Lighting Apprentice Awards.

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The state of the States: Benchmarking in America
The state of the States: Benchmarking in America

After delivering his presentation at the Performance Networks Seminar in Blackpool, we spoke to Gerald Young, Senior Management Associate at the International City/County Management Association, about the challenges of benchmarking stateside.

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Multi-million pound Aberdeen development uses hydrogen fuel cell plant equipment
Multi-million pound Aberdeen development uses hydrogen fuel cell plant equipment

Taylor Construction Plant Ltd (TCP) Ecolite TH200 LED Lighting Tower helped to light up the construction site of the new Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) during the winter months. The product, which uses BOC’s HYMERA® fuel cell as a sustainable power source, was hired to provide the best possible illumination with zero emissions.

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Updated planning framework is a key test of government’s commitment to affordable housing
Updated planning framework is a key test of government’s commitment to affordable housing

The Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) and APSE are calling on government to clarify and strengthen its commitment to delivering affordable housing by amending the definition of affordable housing and the viability test.

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Delight in Dunblane: The APSE Scottish Building and Housing Awards 2018.
Delight in Dunblane:  The APSE Scottish Building and Housing Awards 2018.

APSE is delighted to announce the winners of the prestigious Scottish Building and Housing Apprentice Awards 2018, as well as the winner of the first annual Margo Blair Award.

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The people are always right!
The people are always right!

APSE has recently worked with Survation on a survey looking at attitudes to neighbourhood services amongst the general public. Paul Smith, Director of Government & Public Sector at Survation, examines the results of the survey, and what they mean for local councils.

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Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit local government body working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority frontline services, hosting a network for frontline service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, cemeteries and crematorium, environmental health, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.

           

 

          

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