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11/06/2021

Council’s Highways Team Shortlisted for National Award

The team responsible for making Caerphilly county borough a cleaner, safer and greener place to live has been shortlisted for a prestigious performance award.

Caerphilly County Borough Council’s Highways team has been shortlisted for an award for the Best Performers in the Roads, Highways and Winter Maintenance category at the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Performance Network Awards 2021.

The team won an award for the Most Improved Performers in the APSE Performance Network Awards 2019.

The prestigious APSE Performance Network Awards are a high-profile occasion where both the best performing local authorities and the most improved are awarded for their achievements. There are dedicated awards for each service area and finalists are selected based on those local authorities who have participated in performance networks.

APSE 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.

Cllr. Sean Morgan, Cabinet Member for Infrastructure, said: “To be shortlisted is an excellent achievement and I’d like to congratulate all staff involved. Our highways team continuously work hard to ensure the safety of our residents, and this award reflects the collective efforts of the Highway Services and Network Contracting  teams, with the achievement being attributed to the professionalism and dedication of all members of staff."

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