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Winning in Nottingham!

APSE is thrilled to announce our Streetscene and Horticulture Apprentices of the Year as well as the winners of the Environmental Services Innovation Awards 2018. 

Speaking about the Apprentice awards, APSE Principal Advisor Wayne Priestley said, "These awards underline just how invaluable apprenticeships are to ensuring excellence in the delivery of frontline services.I am in no doubt that each finalist has a wonderful career ahead of them helping to suppport their local communities."

Regarding the Innovation Awards, APSE Chief Executive Paul O’Brien said, "The winners of these awards are amongst the best at delivering outstanding local government envionmental services. APSE works continually to encourage public service excellence and we are delighted that all our finalists and winning councils are so highly committed to delivering the best possible services for the benefit of their communities."

Congratulations to the deserving winners and our wonderful range of finalists! 

*Click on the images to enlarge

 

Apprentice Awards

Horticulture Apprentice of the Year

Karen Gellatly (Aberdeen City Council)
Caroline Evans (Cardiff Council)
Rhian Colledge (Cardiff Council)
Calum Melrose (West Lothian Council)

           

Winner: Callum Melrose (West Lothian Council)

 

Streetscene Apprentice of the Year

Lauren Creber (Bath and North East Somerset Council)
Henry Walters (London Borough of Islington)
Luke Fellows (Wakefield Metropolitan District Council)

            

Winner: Lauren Creber (Bath and North East Somerset Council)

 

Environmental Services Innovation Awards

Best Waste and Recycling Innovation

Kindly sponsored by 

Bath and North East Somerset Council (Together we made a difference!)

Oxford Direct Services (Blue Bin Recycling League)

South Gloucestershire Council (Reducing waste, improving recycling and saving money)

South Lakeland District Council (Bulky Waste)

South Tyne and Wear Waste Management Partnership (Waste and Recycling 2018)

           

Winner: Oxford Direct Services (Blue Bin Recycling League)

 

Best Parks and Greenspace Innovation

Bath and North East Somerset Council (Making our Money Grow)

Birmingham City Council (Birmingham Parks Service - collaborative partnership working)

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council  (Working with Communities on managing assets)

East Riding of Yorkshire Council (The Transformation of the Grounds Maintenance Team)

Wakefield Metropolitan Borough Council (Regeneration of Thornes Park Nursery)

           

East Riding of Yorkshire Council (The Transformation of the Grounds Maintenance Team)

 

Best Streetscene Innovation

Hertfordshire Fly-Tipping Group (#SCRAPflytipping campaign)

Leicestershire County Council (#IfOnly Fly-tipping Campaign)

London Borough of Islington (Street Cleansing Service Remodel)

South Gloucestershire Council (Creating a ‘Virtual’ Envirocrime Team)

           

South Gloucestershire Council (Creating a ‘Virtual’ Envirocrime Team)

 

ENDS

The Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) 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 and operates one of the UK’s largest research programmes in local government policy and frontline service delivery matters.

 

 

 

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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