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2019

Not nineteen forever: APSE at 20!
Not nineteen forever: APSE at 20!

 As part of our ‘APSE at 20’ series, we will be asking key figures in the sector about their dramatic changes that have occurred over these transformative years and what potentially lies ahead. In this edition, we spoke to Heather Jameson, Editor at the MJ. 

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Social Care: Data shows the case for fundamental reform
Social Care: Data shows the case for fundamental reform

New analysis from the King’s Fund shows that rising disability among working-age adults and a growth in the number of people over 65 is putting rising pressure on the adult social care system in England, with more people requesting care but fewer people receiving it.

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The Impact of Austerity on the Maintenance of Roadside Gullies: APSE on Radio 4
The impact of austerity on the maintenance of roadside gullies: APSE on Radio 4

APSE Chief Executive Paul O'Brien was interviewed on BBC Radio 4's You and Yours to discuss the flooding of roadside gullies across the UK - and what local authorities are doing to address this issue. 

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Thinking big at the Big Energy Summit
Thinking big at the Big Energy Summit

This year’s Big Energy Summit in Warwick was our biggest yet - featuring over 150 delegates, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors. Charlotte Banks, APSE Energy Research and Project Officer, reports back on a seminar buzzing with ideas on municipal energy.

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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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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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