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2 March 2016

Chatelherault Country Park, Hamilton



Meeting agenda

Minutes for this meeting


Edinburgh Living Landscape programme
Alan Bell, Parks & Gardens Manager, City of Edinburgh Council

APSE update
Louise Melville, Principal Advisor (Scotland), APSE

Code of Practice on Litter and Refuse review update (unavailable online)
Emma Leel, Project Manager Litter & Flytipping, Zero Waste Scotland


Precedents and practice for adoption of open space from new build housing developments
Led by Stuart Pryde, Principal Amenity Officer, East Lothian Council

Issues affecting service delivery including: Budget cuts and charing for bootcamps, dog walking services and reducing/removing use of glyphosate based herbicides
Group discussion led by Louise Melville, Principal Advisor (Scotland), APSE

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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