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The prestigious performance networks awards are a high-profile occasion where both the best performing authorities and the most improved are awarded for their achievements. There are dedicated awards for each service area and finalists are selected based on those authorities who have participated in performance networks. 

To enter, councils needs to return their data by a specific date. The following October deadlines are now approaching and must be met in order to qualify for the awards:


Building cleaning:

13th October

Building Maintenance:

23rd October

Cemeteries & Crematoria:

10th October

Education Catering:

25th October

Environmental Health:

11th October

Parks & open spaces:

16th October

Refuse Collection:

24th October

Roads / highways:

12th October

Sports & Leisure:

17th October

Street Cleansing:

18th October

Street Lighting:

12th October

Transport operations:

19th October


Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) 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, 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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