Missed the 2018 Performance Networks Seminar and wished you were there? No need to panic. We give you a round-up of this year’s speakers, forums and topics.
A very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from everybody at APSE!
APSE is pleased to announce the winners in this year’s performance networks best and most improved performer awards, which was held on the evening of 6 December 2018 at the Grand Hotel, Blackpool
Tewkesbury Growth Hub is now open for business – an exciting new space where the local business community can work, meet and get access to important resources in a supportive environment.
AMX Solutions are celebrating the news that the company has been officially named as an APSE Approved Partner.
APSE is pleased to announce the finalists in this year’s performance networks best and most improved performer awards, which will be held on the evening of 6 December 2018 at the Grand Hotel, Blackpool.
As austerity continues to bite, Edward Gurney, Solar PV Manager at Nottingham City Council, takes us through the Council’s innovative and ambitious energy projects that are helping to generate vital revenue streams and create jobs.
For road-users, the winter nights can be dark and full of terrors. David Mazurke, Group Manager of Highways, Street Lighting, Gullies and Winter Maintenance for the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council talks us through the difficult task of maintaining Bradford’s roads in arctic conditions.
Simon Ellin, Chief Executive of The Recycling Association, gives an overview of the UK’s recycling practices and processes; where we are and where we need to get to if we are to achieve better outcomes.
24 per cent of the UK’s local authorities have stopped offering a Meals on Wheels services to elderly and vulnerable people since 2014, new research has revealed.
Gillian Morgan of Sustain, discusses the value of food growing in parks ahead of their new joint publication with Shared Assets.
Larissa Reid, Executive Director at Brighton and Hove City Council talks us through the steps her council is taking to maximise its existing housing stock and improve housing quality.
A new report on English Local Government finance ‘Hollowed out: the impact of financial localisation on neighbourhood services’ has found that by 2019/2020, council tax and business rates will exceed the spending that local government controls by £7 billion per year.
APSE Chief Executive Paul O'Brien will be chairing a panel discussion on commercialisation in local government at Manchester Central on 20 November.
Announcing the winners of the Environmental Services Innovation Awards 2018 and Streetscene and Horticulture Apprentices of the Year!
As part of APSE’s collaboration with ITN - Future Communities: Greener, Cleaner, Smarter - a camera crew was on hand for the Annual Seminar; speaking to delegates about the challenges and opportunities facing local government.
APSE Energy is helping to highlight Green Great Britain Week, and the important role local government is playing in helping to shape the future of energy.
The finalist councils in each category were invited to attend the gala awards dinner which followed the NILGA Annual Conference at the Armagh City Hotel, Armagh on Thursday 11 October.
We spoke to Ursula Fay, Head of Arts and Culture at Antrim and Newtownabbey Council, about this spectacular transformation.
At the APSE Social Care Forum this summer, Damien Cole and Kevin Makambe of the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham spoke about successfully redesigning their services from first principles to help ensure early intervention. APSE Principal Advisor for Social Care, Lorna Holland, provides an overview of this pioneering and highly effective scheme.