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2016

Andy Mudd on BBC Radio 4's You & Yours (21 July 2016)
Andy Mudd on BBC Radio 4's You & Yours (21 July 2016)
APSE's Andy Mudd recently appeared on BBC Radio 4's You & Yours to take part in a debate about the launch of a new paper cup which claims to be fully recyclable.
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APSE announces Service Award Finalists 2016
APSE announces Service Award Finalists 2016

The finalists of the prestigious APSE Service Awards 2016 have now been announced. 

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APSE Statement on the UK Exit Vote from the EU
APSE Statement on the UK Exit Vote from the EU

APSE recognises that many local government regulations and functions, whilst set within a UK legislative framework, are also governed by European Union regulations. Whilst many may continue unchanged in the short term, and during the exit negotiations with the EU, local government must be fairly represented within a national public service context.

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East Lindsey District Council and the three beached sperm whales
East Lindsey District Council and the three beached sperm whales

James Gilbert, Communications, Consultation and Tourism Manager, talks about how the team at East Lindsey District Council managed to respectfully dispose of the three whales that beached at Skegness.

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Finding the Solution: Boosting the take up of free childcare places in Liverpool
Finding the Solution: Boosting the take up of free childcare places in Liverpool

We look at the work of Outreach Solutions, a social enterprise that has used an intensive outreach programme to boost the take up of free childcare places in Liverpool.

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Providing end-to-end funeral care: The way forward for local authorities?
Providing end-to-end funeral care: The way forward for local authorities?

APSE Solutions Senior Consultant Karen Dyson talks about her latest project, in which APSE works alongside Councils to consider – and potentially redefine – the role of local authorities in the funeral business.

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Going for gold: APSE’s Investors in People journey so far
Going for gold: APSE’s Investors in People journey so far

APSE Chief Executive Paul O’Brien talks about what it means for the organisation to gain its Silver Investors in People (IIP) award, and why he doesn’t intend to stop until APSE reach the top.

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Taking out the rubbish: Tips and tricks from award-winning Kettering Borough Council
Taking out the rubbish: Tips and tricks from award-winning Kettering Borough Council

Kettering Borough Council’s Dela Moreland talks about how they run their waste and recycling services, which won them the prestigious title of Refuse Best Performer at the 2015 APSE Performance Networks Awards.

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Getting Intelligent about our Health
Getting Intelligent about our Health

Dr William Bird, GP and founder of Intelligent Health, talks to APSE about the excellent Beat the Street game that's taking towns and cities in the UK by storm.

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Councils call on government to do more to tackle affordable housing
Councils call on government to do more to tackle affordable housing

A report on housing need in the UK by APSE and the TCPA calls for urgent Government action to deliver the homes needed in the UK.

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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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