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APSE Northern Annual General Meeting and FREE seminar

The APSE Northern Annual General Meeting incorporating a FREE APSE half-day seminar ‘Neighbourhoods, housing and public realm’ will be held on Wednesday 24 June at Jurys Inn, Newcastle Gateshead Quays.


Full convening papers

Programme and seminar flyer


The FREE event is only open to APSE  northern region member authorities and will include presentations on

  • APSE’s latest research in  partnership with the TCPA ‘ Housing the Nation: Ensuring councils build more and better homes’
  • Delivering an effective performance framework for neighbourhood frontline services with Northumberland Council
  • Getting the most from parks and public realm assets with Wakefield Council


The FREE event will also include other speakers and presenters, opportunities for networking and all refreshments and end with lunch to enable APSE northern members to network and share best practice.

The AGM is a short business meeting but all APSE northern members are strongly encouraged to attend to enable you to have your say on  our regional matters. 


Housing the nation: Ensurng Councils build more and better homes

Mo Baines, Head of Communication and Coordination

Gateshead's Approach to Housing and Regeneration 

Andrew Marshall, Service Director Housing and Economic Growth, Gateshead Council

Stockton's approach to neighbourhoods and public realm

Cllr David Rose, Cabinet Member, Stockton-on-Tees Council

Managing Neighbourhood performance: Northumberland's Approach

Isobel Nicholson and Nicola Wardle Northumberland County Council

Maximising your parks and public realm assets

Charlie Tindill, Wakefield Council

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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