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2021

Merry Christmas from everyone at APSE
Merry Christmas from everyone at APSE

Here is our little APSE Christmas Card to wish you and yours the best for the upcoming season, and as ever for the APSE ‘choir’ we note that Gareth Malone is never around when we need him…… we will try harder next year! 

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Councils the most trusted to provide and deliver services in people’s local area
Councils the most trusted to provide and deliver services in people’s local area

The latest Survation poll for APSE finds three times as many people trust their local council over the Government to make decisions about how services are delivered in the local area.

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Disruptions and opportunities in workforce planning
Disruptions and opportunities in workforce planning

Rivka Liss-Levinson and Gerald Young, MissionSquare Research Institute, Washington DC, give an overview of the major demographic, technological, and pandemic-related disruptions altering the public workforce environment in the USA. 

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APSE’s National Council meeting in Belfast
APSE’s National Council meeting in Belfast

Alderman Tommy Nicholl of Mid and East Antrim Council welcomed APSE’s National Council to Belfast for its’ December meeting. 

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Get involved in National School Meals Week (NSMW)
Get involved in National School Meals Week (NSMW)

8 – 12 November 2021

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Sowing the Seeds for Success: The case for investing in our local parks
Sowing the Seeds for Success: The case for investing in our local parks

A new report, ‘The State of the UK Public Parks’, published by APSE using data from CFP, finds that from 2010 onwards parks budgets have reduced by £690 million, leading to industry calls to stem this decline and leverage new investment in these valuable local community assets.

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APSE Performance Networks Awards 2021 - Announcing the winners!
APSE Performance Networks Awards 2021 - Announcing the winners!

APSE Performance Networks Awards 2021 - Announcing the winners!

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First-rate services in the Second City
First-rate services in the Second City

Missed this year’s Annual Seminar? We’ve put together a summary that captures the two-day programme of presentations, workshops and discussions on delivering for local people and local economies.

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Neath and tidy
Neath and tidy

Having been shortlisted for five awards, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council held a little ceremony in house for the APSE finalists and winners.

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Councils Making It Happen – Bangor Venue Ready for Flagship Conference
Councils Making It Happen – Bangor Venue Ready for Flagship Conference

The 2021 Local Government Conference will take place on 24 November at the Clandeboye Lodge Hotel, Bangor.

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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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