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2021

Great Big Green Week - Councils leading the way
Great Big Green Week - Councils leading the way

Great Big Green Week is a perfect opportunity for local authorities to promote their work around the climate change, sustainability and renewable energy agenda.

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Public food must reflect the best of public values
Public food must reflect the best of public values

An update from the ‘Good’ School Food Stakeholder Working Group.

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An Audience with Professor John Curtice - Watch the recording
An Audience with Professor John Curtice - Watch the recording

During his audience with delegates at the APSE Annual Seminar 2021, Professor Curtice considered attitudes to public services in a post-COVID world.

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Securing the future of public sport and leisure services
Securing the future of public sport and leisure services

A new report, lead by APSE in partnership with the Local Government Association (LGA) and the Chief Cultural & Leisure Officers Association (CLOA), examines how we can ensure the survival of public sport and leisure services.

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A perfect co-mingled storm!
A perfect co-mingled storm!

If your authority currently has responsibility for fully co-mingled processing costs, Ben Parsons, Senior Consultant at APSE Solutions, explains how should you prepare for them. 

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SALC Decarbonisation Project 2021
SALC Decarbonisation Project 2021

Lancaster City Council are delighted to announce that work on a multi-million pound project that will eliminate onsite CO2 emissions generated by Salt Ayre Leisure Centre has now begun in a bid to become the first such facilities in the UK to be carbon neutral.

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AceOn’s Virtual Power Plant launches new era of home power
AceOn’s Virtual Power Plant launches new era of home power

Energy storage and battery specialist AceOn – APSE Energy’s Approved Partner - has launched a new era of home power with the first installations of its Renewergy Virtual Power Plant.

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Climate Emergency and Waste Collection: Why URS is the Solution
Climate Emergency and Waste Collection: Why URS is the Solution

Waste collection/disposal remains one of the most environmentally damaging functions of local government. How can councils mitigate this whilst maintaining a high quality service? For Ben Parsons, Senior Consultant at APSE Solutions, Underground Refuse Systems (URS) are the obvious answer.

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The Magnificent Seven
The Magnificent Seven

The finalists of the APSE Overall Council of the Year in Service Delivery Award 2021 have now been announced. 

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A stark warning to ‘reset the system’ issued by the APSE Local Government Commission 2030
A stark warning to ‘reset the system’ issued by the APSE Local Government Commission 2030

The final report of the APSE Local Government Commission (ALGC) 2030, set up to explore what the next decade could hold for a revitalised local government, has issued a drastic warning to UK Governments to ‘reset the system’ to avoid local councils failing the communities they serve.

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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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