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APSE Service Awards Finalists 2015

APSE Service Awards Finalists 2015

APSE has announced the finalists in the APSE Service Awards 2015. Speaking about the awards APSE chief executive Paul O’Brien said “I am delighted to announce these deserving finalists who are putting innovation, commitment and quality into our local government frontline services”.

 

The APSE Service Awards are unique in local government as they are designed to recognise frontline services, delivered to local communities, by local councils. The best practice case studies emanating from the awards are shared amongst local government to support continuous improvement in local services. The winners will be announced by broadcaster and meteorologist Sian Lloyd on Thursday 3 September in Swansea.

 

The 2015 finalists are:-

 

Best Employment and Equality Initiative

Kindly sponsored by UNISON

  •          City and County of Swansea
  •          City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
  •          Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service
  •          North Lanarkshire Council
  •          Stockport Homes
  •          Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

 

Best Housing, Regeneration or New Build Initiative

Kindly sponsored by Geason

  •          Cherwell District Council
  •          Glasgow City Council
  •          Kirklees Council
  •          North Ayrshire Council
  •          North Tyneside Council
  •          Nottingham City Homes
  •          Oxford City Council
  •          West Lothian Council

 

Best Efficiency and Transformation Initiative

  •          Aylesbury Vale District Council
  •          East Ayrshire Council
  •          Fife Council
  •          Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service
  •          Plymouth City Council
  •          South Gloucestershire Council
  •          South Staffordshire Council
  •          Telford and Wrekin Council
  •          City of Wolverhampton Council

 

Best Health and Well-being Initiative (including Social Care)

Kindly sponsored by UNISON

  •          Broxtowe Borough Council
  •          City of Edinburgh Council
  •          East Riding of Yorkshire Council
  •          Havering Council
  •          Mansfield District Council
  •          Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
  •          Devon Partnership NHS Trust / Devon County Council
  •          Vale of Glamorgan Council
  •          Waverley Council

 

Best Partnership Working Initiative (Public / Private Partnership working)

  •          Cheshire East Council
  •          City of Edinburgh Council
  •          City of York Council
  •          Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service
  •          Glasgow City Council
  •          North Ayrshire Council
  •          Oxford City Council
  •          Portsmouth City Council
  •          Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

 

Best Partnership Working Initiative (Public / Public Partnership working)

  •          City and County of Swansea
  •          Conwy County Borough Council
  •          CORMAC Solutions / Cornwall Council
  •          Dumfries and Galloway Council
  •          North Ayrshire Council
  •          Northumberland County Council
  •          Perth and Kinross Council
  •          South Northamptonshire Council
  •          South Staffordshire Council

 

Best Entrepreneurship, Income Generation or Commercialisation Initiative

  •          Aylesbury Vale District Council
  •          Gedling Borough Council
  •          Nottingham City Council
  •          Peterborough City Council
  •          Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council
  •          Stafford Borough Council
  •          Warwickshire County Council
  •          Wrexham County Borough Council

 

Best Community and Neighbourhood Initiative (including Community Safety)

  •          Corby Borough Council
  •          East Renfrewshire Council
  •          Fermanagh District Council
  •          Leicester City Council
  •          Mansfield District Council
  •          Oxfordshire County Council
  •          Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council
  •          Waverley Council
  •          West Dunbartonshire Community Health and Care Partnership

 

Best Innovation or Demand Management Initiative

Kindly sponsored by Toltec Systems Ltd

  •          Aberdeen City Council
  •          Conwy County Borough Council
  •          Dundee City Council
  •          Glasgow City Council
  •          Keep Britain Tidy (on behalf of 17 local authorities)
  •          London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  •          Trafford Council

 

Best Renewable Energy or Energy Efficiency Initiative

Kindly sponsored by Walker Morris

  •          Aberdeen City Council
  •          Cornwall Council
  •          Northumberland County Council
  •          Oxford City Council
  •          Peterborough City Council
  •          Reading Borough Council
  •          Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

 

Best Service Team of the Year: Construction and Building Service

  •          Hull City Council
  •          North Ayrshire Council
  •          North Lanarkshire Council
  •          Nottingham City Council
  •          Powys County Council
  •          Wrexham County Borough Council

 

Best Service Team of the Year: Catering Service

  •          Cordia
  •          Dumfries and Galloway Council
  •          Hull City Council
  •          North Ayrshire Council
  •          Powys County Council
  •          Scottish Borders Council
  •          Stoke on Trent City Council

 

Best Service Team of the Year: Building Cleaning and Facilities Management Service

  •          Gateshead Council
  •          Liverpool City Council
  •          Powys County Council
  •          Stockport Homes
  •          Tayside Contracts

 

Best Service Team of the Year: Highways, Winter Maintenance and Street Lighting Service

Kindly sponsored by Multihog

  •          Clackmannanshire Council
  •          Falkirk Council
  •          Glasgow City Council
  •          Hull City Council
  •          North Ayrshire Council

 

Best Service Team of the Year: Transport and Fleet Service

Kindly sponsored by DAF Trucks

  •          East Renfrewshire Council
  •          Fife Council
  •          North Ayrshire Council
  •          Oxford City Council
  •          South Tyneside Council

 

Best Service Team of the Year: Waste Management and Recycling Service

Kindly sponsored by Enevo

  •          City and County of Swansea
  •          East Riding of Yorkshire Council
  •          Nottingham City Council
  •          Oxford City Council
  •          Plymouth City Council
  •          Renfrewshire Council
  •          Stirling Council
  •          Warwickshire County Council

 

Best Service Team of the Year: Street Cleansing and Streetscene Service

Kindly sponsored by Big Belly

  •          City and County of Swansea
  •          East Renfrewshire Council
  •          Hull City Council
  •          Nottingham City Council
  •          Oxford City Council

 

Best Service Team of the Year: Parks, Grounds and Horticultural Service

Kindly sponsored by AMAZONE

  •          Birmingham City Council
  •          East Renfrewshire Council
  •          London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
  •          Nottingham City Council
  •          Oxford City Council
  •          Wakefield Council
  •          Wigan Council

 

Best Service Team of the Year: Cemetery and Crematorium Service

Kindly sponsored by TELESHORE Group

  •          City of Cardiff Council
  •          Havering Council
  •          Nottingham City Council
  •          Oxford City Council
  •          Peterborough City Council
  •          Salford City Council
  •          South Lanarkshire Council

 

Best Service Team of the Year: Sports, Leisure and Cultural Service

Kindly sponsored by CSSC

  •          East Riding of Yorkshire Council
  •          London Borough of Redbridge (VisionRCL)
  •          Nottingham City Council
  •          Oxford City Council
  •          Sheffield City Council
  •          Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

 

Overall Council of the year

Kindly sponsored by Cardley Wave

  •       Aberdeen City Council

  •       City and County of Swansea
  •       East Riding of Yorkshire Council
  •       Glasgow City Council
  •       North Ayrshire Council
  •       Nottingham City Council
  •       Oxford City Council
  •       Stockton on Tees Borough Council

 

For more information on the APSE Annual seminar (incorporating the APSE annual service awards) and to book your place, click here. Alternatively you can download the Seminar Programme and Booking Form here.

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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