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2020

Full throttle to a low carbon future
Full throttle to a low carbon future

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. 

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Salix Finance helps to fund Highland Council energy efficiency upgrades
Salix Finance helps to fund Highland Council energy efficiency upgrades

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.

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This should be the beginning not the end of the debate on public finances
This should be the beginning not the end of the debate on public finances

APSE's response to Budget 2020.

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Selling services to schools
Selling services to schools

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).

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Activity and adequate hydration are the foundations for healthy young lives
Activity and adequate hydration are the foundations for healthy young lives

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. 

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Making Liverpool city centre cleaner and safer
Making Liverpool city centre cleaner and safer

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. 

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CONTENUR to open its fourth manufacturing plant in Liverpool
CONTENUR to open its fourth manufacturing plant in Liverpool

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. 

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Announcing the finalists of the APSE Highways Innovation Awards 2020!
Announcing the finalists of the APSE Highways Innovation Awards 2020!

APSE is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2020 Innovation Awards for highways, street lighting and winter maintenance services.

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GovPlanet becomes GPSV
GovPlanet becomes GPSV

APSE Approved Partner GovPlanet has been re-branded as Government, Plant and Specialist Vehicles – GPSV.  Same team, same service, same great re-sales returns.

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APSE Service Awards 2020 - Register your interest!
APSE Service Awards 2020 - Register your interest!

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.

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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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