Sustainable energy projects are a chance for councils to tackle climate change, kick-start the economy and create jobs, but policy and funding barriers are standing in their way, research from UNISON shows.
Councils across the UK were celebrating last night as they discovered they were amongst those to make the finals of the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Council of the Year in Service Delivery Award 2011.
The Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) today called on Communities Secretary Eric Pickles not to bin the idea of local choice when it comes to rubbish collections.
Local Councils were celebrating their success as APSE announced the winners of the best and most improved performers in frontline services at a special awards event, held in Blackpool, on Thursday 1 December.
APSE Building and Construction Apprentice Awards 2011