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Champions on Ice: Overall Council of the Year in Service Delivery 2014 Finalists

Champions on Ice: Overall Council of the Year in Service Delivery 2014 Finalists

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) has announced the finalists councils in its annual award to recognise the best UK council as the ‘Overall Council of the Year in Service Delivery 2014’

With some 38 local authorities eligible for finalist status the APSE judging panel, following a rigorous analysis and scoring process, have narrowed the field to just ten local authorities.  The winner will be announced at Nottingham Ice Arena on Thursday 11 September 2014.  

Announcing the finalists APSE chief executive Paul O’Brien said ‘This was a tough call as this year’s submissions to the APSE service awards were truly outstanding. In spite of the challenges facing local government these deserving finalists have shown that the true spirit of municipal pride is alive and kicking. When we announce the winner at Nottingham Ice Arena it is fair to that these councils will represent the champions within local government. Striving to deliver excellence in public services and the best possible outcomes for local communities and local economies’. 

The finalists for the APSE Overall Council of the Year in Service Delivery 2014 are:-

  • Carmarthenshire County Council
  • City of Edinburgh Council
  • Fife Council
  • London Borough of Havering
  • North Ayrshire Council
  • Nottingham City Council
  • Oxford City Council
  • Peterborough City Council
  • South Lanarkshire Council
  • Stockton on Tees Borough Council

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Notes to editors

  • APSE is the Association for Public Service Excellence.
  • APSE is a not for profit local government organisation working with over 300 councils throughout the UK promoting excellence in frontline service
  • For further information or to arrange for interview please contact Mo Baines mbaines@apse.org.uk or call 0161 772 1810
  • The Service Awards dinner is a charity event in aid of Parkisons UK, APSE’s corporate charity and the Awards will be presented by Ice Dance Champion and international coach Maria Filippov

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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