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2019

Evolve: A five star catering system
Evolve: A five star catering system

Trafford Council and Wigan Council’s new smart catering system - Evolve - has helped to reduce queues, engage pupils and assist meal uptake, whilst increasing debt control and efficiency. APSE Direct spoke to Trafford Council’s Philip Valentine and Wigan Council’s Carmel Foster- Devine to hear more about this APSE Service Award-winning initiative.

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Regenerating Stevenage
Regenerating Stevenage

Pat Lewis, Assistant Director for Regeneration at Stevenage Borough Council, shares his perspective on the true value of urban regeneration today and upcoming plans for Stevenage. 

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In search of commercial solutions
In search of commercial solutions

At the Public Sector Show in Manchester on 20 November, APSE Chief Executive Paul O’Brien was kindly invited to chair a panel discussion looking at how local government can develop commercial strategies for revenue generation. 

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Not just a cleaning service
Not just a cleaning service

After scooping the Best Service Team of the Year in the Facilities Management and Building Cleaning category at the APSE Annual Service Awards 2018, APSE Direct caught up with Ian Hammond at Powys County Council to learn more about the secrets to the team’s success.

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Recognising excellence: The APSE Scotland Building and Housing Apprentice of the Year Awards and Margo Blair Award 2019
Recognising excellence: The APSE Scotland Building and Housing Apprentice of the Year Awards and Margo Blair Award 2019

APSE is pleased to announce the finalists for the APSE Scotland Building and Housing Apprentice Awards and the Margo Blair Award 2019.

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Why the interest in underground bins continue to grow
Why the interest in underground bins continue to grow

In conjunction with Contenur, APSE Solutions held two successful field trip events this year exploring underground refuse systems; first in Cambridge and then in Edinburgh. Head of APSE Solutions Andy Mudd looks at how both authorities are using underground bins to reap significant benefits for their local communities and businesses.  

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Highways Innovation Awards 2019 - register your interest!
Highways Innovation Awards 2019 - register your interest!

APSE is pleased to present the 2019 Innovation Awards for highways, street lighting and winter maintenance services. 

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New Beginnings! We have moved!
New Beginnings! We have moved!

Due to APSE’s on-going growth we have moved to new premises.

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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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