Michael Figures, Business Development Projects Officer, Perth and Kinross Council, spoke to APSE Direct about how his Council’s Low Carbon Transport and Smart Energy Network has the potential to reduce total energy costs, carbon emissions and generate income for the authority.
The Highland Council is expected to save hundreds of thousands of pounds a year and significantly reduce its carbon emissions thanks to energy efficiency upgrades part-funded by the Scottish Government through Salix Finance.
APSE's response to Budget 2020.
A new report by APSE ‘Selling Services to Schools: Facing the Future’ which was written and researched by CIPFA, finds that there are risks associated with the fragmentation of services as a result of academies, free schools and the declining role of local education authorities (LEAs).
Councillor Evelyn Akoto discusses how Southwark Council is making water more accessible in schools and across the Borough to help address the issue of childhood obesity in the local area.
Like many city and town centres across the UK, Liverpool is faced with the challenge of begging, addiction, poverty and anti-social behaviour. To meet this challenge, a new approach to delivering support to those living a street lifestyle was devised.
APSE Approved Partner CONTENUR has started work on a new 56,500 m2 factory in Knowsley, a metropolitan district of Merseyside, to bring local and faster manufacturing of its plastic wheeled bin products to the UK.
APSE is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2020 Innovation Awards for highways, street lighting and winter maintenance services.
APSE Approved Partner GovPlanet has been re-branded as Government, Plant and Specialist Vehicles – GPSV. Same team, same service, same great re-sales returns.
These awards, designed to recognise excellence in local government frontline services, are eagerly anticipated by councils across the UK. They specifically highlight local councils that have embraced change, innovation and best practice in order to continually offer outstanding services, despite budget cuts.