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Innovation Awards 2020: Celebrating innovation in local government highways, street lighting and winter maintenance services

APSE is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2020 Innovation Awards for highways, street lighting and winter maintenance services. These awards celebrate outstanding local councils that use innovative ideas and solutions to tackle the current challenges facing their frontline services. The awards provide participating authorities with an opportunity to showcase their expertise, alongside the results that they have achieved.

APSE are also delighted to announce the finalists of the APSE Highways and Street lighting Apprentice Award.

Congratulations to all of this year's finalists

Winners will be announced during the APSE Highways, Street Lighting and Winter Maintenance Seminar 19-20 March 2020, which will be held at the Grand Hotel, Blackpool. 

Click here to book your place at the seminar 

Overall dinner kindly sponsored by Compass Minerals

Highways Maintenance Services

Kindly sponsored by Bouygues


Wigan Council

Cumbria County Council

Oxfordshire County Council

Dorset Council 

ODS Group Ltd

Staffordshire County Council


Winter Maintenance Services

Kindly sponsored by Peacock

Glasgow City Council 

Ayrshire Roads Alliance  

East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Lancashire County Council

Cumbria County Council 

Kent County Council


Street Lighting Services

Kindly sponsored by Salix

Telford & Wrekin Council

Conwy County Borough Council

Via East Midlands Ltd (Nottinghamshire County Council)

Lancashire County Council

Wigan Council 


Highways and Street Lighting Apprentice Award

Kindly Sponsored by WJ Group

Jake Parkinson, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

Adam Firth, Bradford MDC

Ian Newport, Dorset Council

Ewan Gordon, Highland Council

Joshua Moorby, Lancashire County Council

Liam Enoch, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Owen Lloyd,  Rhondda Cynon Taff




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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