The APSE Highways and Street Lighting Apprentice of the Year Award 2020, kindly sponsored by WJ, is a celebration of the achievements of apprentices across the industry.
APSE is delighted to announce the winner of the APSE Highways and Street Lighting Apprentice of the Year Award 2020: Owen Lloyd of Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council!
Owen - a Civil Engineering Technician the Council - fought off stiff competition to win the Award and was presented with the trophy at the close of APSE's Highways, Street Lighting and Winter Maintenance Seminar on 29 October.
Having presented the Award, APSE Chief Executive Paul O'Brien said, "Throughout this dreadful pandemic we have all witnessed the impact on young people in particular. So the resilience of apprentices in continuing to learn, to contribute to their council services - through learning practical skills - and contributing to those really important frontline services to their communities is truly commendable. Everyone of this year's finalists is a winner!"
The finalists for this year's award:
A massive well done to all of this year's excellent finalists - you are all a credit to your local communities.
You can download presentations from our Highways, Street Lighting and Winter Maintenance Seminar 2020 here.
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.