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Mid and East Antrim shortlisted as Council of the Year


Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has been shortlisted as one of the finalists in the APSE Overall Council of the Year in Service Delivery Awards, 2020. This is in addition to being shortlisted as one of the top finalists in a further five categories.

They include Best Health and Wellbeing Initiative (inc. Social Care), Best Public/Private Partnership Working Initiative, Best Collaborative Working Initiative (with other public sector or third sector), Best Innovation/ Demand Management Initiative and Best Service Team: Cemetery and Crematorium Service.

Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Councillor Peter Johnston, said: “It is already a fantastic achievement to be shortlisted as one of the top finalists in the 2020 APSE Service Awards. These awards recognise the best and most innovative local authorities in the UK and with over 100 organisations taking part, Mid and East Antrim Borough Council should be proud of its achievements to date on being selected as a top finalist.

“I want to take the opportunity to commend all the finalists and wish them well ahead of the awards ceremony in mid-December.”

Speaking about the awards APSE Chief Executive Paul O’Brien said: “These finalists are amongst the best in local government. Showing ingenuity and dedication to local government frontline services they are all deserving of their place. The APSE Service Awards are uniquely placed to recognise the enormous effort and dedication of these vital frontline services and the value of the unsung public sector heroes who deliver these services, day in and day out to local communities. Congratulations to all the finalists for 2020."

The winners will be announced at a special virtual ceremony on 16 December 2020. For more information: www.apse.org.uk




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