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APSE annual seminar 2016

Survival of the fittest: Ensuring a future for local government's frontline

Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland

The APSE annual seminar 2016 and the APSE service awards took place in the fantastic and welcoming city of Derry/Londonderry. Delegates had the opportunity to hear keynote speakers from across UK local government covering topics like:

Frontline services 

  • Refuse, recycling, and street scene
  • Highways, winter maintenance and street lighting
  • Housing and Building Maintenance
  • Leisure, health and wellbeing
  • Catering, cleaning and FM

Policy developments

  • Income generation and commercialisation
  • Assets for investment
  • International perspectives on local government
  • Green energy, flooding and climate change
  • Digitisation and demand management
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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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