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2018

Chancellor urged to use the Autumn Budget to fund neighbourhood services
Chancellor urged to use the Autumn Budget to fund neighbourhood services

A new report on English Local Government finance ‘Hollowed out: the impact of financial localisation on neighbourhood services’ has found that by 2019/2020, council tax and business rates will exceed the spending that local government controls by £7 billion per year. 

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Embracing a commercial approach to service delivery - APSE at the Public Sector Solutions Expo
Embracing a commercial approach to service delivery - APSE at the Public Sector Solutions Expo

APSE Chief Executive Paul O'Brien will be chairing a panel discussion on commercialisation in local government at Manchester Central on 20 November. 

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Winning in Nottingham!
Winning in Nottingham!

Announcing the winners of the Environmental Services Innovation Awards 2018 and Streetscene and Horticulture Apprentices of the Year!

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Highlights from the Annual Seminar 2018: Exploring the emerging practices of municipal entrepreneurialism
Highlights from the Annual Seminar 2018: Exploring the emerging practices of the new municipalism

As part of APSE’s collaboration with ITN - Future Communities: Greener, Cleaner, Smarter - a camera crew was on hand for the Annual Seminar; speaking to delegates about the challenges and opportunities facing local government.

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Green Great Britain Week
Green Great Britain Week

APSE Energy is helping to highlight Green Great Britain Week, and the important role local government is playing in helping to shape the future of energy. 

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Announcing the winners at this year's Local Government Awards Northern Ireland 2018
Announcing the winners at this year's Local Government Awards Northern Ireland 2018

The finalist councils in each category were invited to attend the gala awards dinner which followed the NILGA Annual Conference at the Armagh City Hotel, Armagh on Thursday 11 October. 

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Antrim Castle Gardens: Local Gem to National Treasure
Antrim Castle Gardens: Local Gem to National Treasure

We spoke to Ursula Fay, Head of Arts and Culture at Antrim and Newtownabbey Council, about this spectacular transformation.

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Making 'early response’ the norm
Making 'early response’ the norm

At the APSE Social Care Forum this summer, Damien Cole and Kevin Makambe of the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham spoke about successfully redesigning their services from first principles to help ensure early intervention. APSE Principal Advisor for Social Care, Lorna Holland, provides an overview of this pioneering and highly effective scheme.

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Future Communities: Greener, Cleaner, Smarter
Future Communities: Greener, Cleaner, Smarter

The Assocation for Public Service Excellence presents 'Future Communities: Greener, Cleaner, Smarter', a collaboaration with ITN Productions.

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Announcing the winners of the APSE Annual Service Awards 2018
Announcing the winners of the APSE Annual Service Awards 2018

The winners were announced at a ceremony in Edinburgh on Thursday 13 September.

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Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit unincorporated association 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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