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2019

Landscape Institute launches biosecurity toolkit to help landscape consultants protect UK ecosystems
Landscape Institute launches biosecurity toolkit to help landscape consultants protect UK ecosystems

The Landscape Institute has published a new plant health and biosecurity toolkit to help built environment professionals combat Britain’s biggest pests and diseases. 

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Looking back, Looking forward: APSE at 20!
Looking back, Looking forward: APSE at 20!

1999 was the year the Association of Direct Labour Organisations (ADLO) became APSE. As part of our ‘APSE at 20’ series, we will be asking key figures in the sector about their journey over these transformative years, and how APSE has helped them adapt and progress along the way.

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Local road investment still falling short
Local road investment still falling short

Rick Green, Chairman of the Asphalt Industry Alliance, provides a summary of this year’s Annual Local Authority Road Maintenance (ALARM) survey. 

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Welcoming RP Martin - New APSE Energy Approved Partners
Welcoming RP Martin - New APSE Energy Approved Partners

APSE is delighted to welcome money broker’s RP Martin to the APSE Energy Approved Partner scheme.

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Physical Activity Strategic Think Piece
Physical Activity Strategic Think Piece

The Local Government Physical Activity Partnership is a collective body of organisations who are either responsible for or have an interest in the provision of local services and opportunities to enable individuals and communities to become more physically active. 

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Dignified, Affordable and Local
Dignified, Affordable and Local

East Ayrshire Council’s Respectful Funeral Service is the first of its kind in Scotland. Their innovative approach has improved wellbeing and addressed issues relating to funeral poverty; providing a service that is dignified, affordable, and local.    

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Welcome WAMITAB - New APSE Approved Partners
Welcome WAMITAB - New APSE Approved Partners

Congratulations and a warm welcome to WAMITAB, an awarding  organisation that develops qualifications for those working in resource management and recycling; cleaning and street cleansing; facilities management and parking from operative through to management level. 

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Welcome Hanson UK - New APSE Approved Partners
Welcome Hanson UK - New APSE Approved Partners

APSE is delighted to welcome Hanson Asphalt and Contracting Services to the APSE Approved Partner scheme.

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Cementing best practice in building services
Cementing best practice in building services

To produce a skilled workforce that will meet the needs of the 21st-century business, Swansea Council’s Corporate Building & Property Services has embarked on a major programme of staff training. Learn how this Service Award-winning initiative is helping the Council “resource for the future.”

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Announcing the winners of the Highways Innovation Awards 2019
Announcing the winners of the Highways Innovation Awards 2019

APSE is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s Highways and Street Lighting Apprentice Awards, in addition to the winners of the Highways, Street Lighting and Winter Maintenance Innovation Awards. 

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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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