A landmark year for Waltham Forest
In 2019 Waltham Forest LBC became the first Mayor of London Borough of Culture - and won The MJ’s Local Authority of the Year category in the annual awards. Cllr Clare Coghill and Martin Esom talk to Michael Burton about the council's achievement.
The MJ columnist Allen Graham has stood down as chief executive of Rushcliffe BC. He says the sector is ‘at a unique cross-roads where the dilemmas and challenges facing us must be met with creativity, transformation and collaboration’.
We will not rest on our laurels
Waltham Forest Council won Local Authority of the Year in the MJ Awards 2019. Martin Esom and Cllr Clare Coghill believe the achievement is the result of ‘nearly a decade of relentless focus and grip’.
Waltham Forest takes top honour at The MJ Achievement Awards
The London borough of Waltham Forest was last night named the Local Authority of the Year at a glittering ceremony attended by nearly 1,000 guests.
Local Authority of the Year shortlist revealed
Five councils are in the running to be named as Local Authority of the Year 2019, it has been revealed as The MJ publishes its awards finalists.
A winning approach to care and health
St Helens MBC and its partners have addressed the pressing challenges of rising health and care demand and falling budgets with a programme that this year made it a winner in the Care and Health Integration category in The MJ Awards 2018
Winner’s quest to build on success
As The MJ launches its 2019 awards Michael Burton reports on how winning the 2018 Local Authority of the Year category this year made an impact on Blackburn with Darwen Council
Front line services take centre stage at MJ Awards 2018
Blackburn with Darwen Council was named tonight as the Local Authority of the Year at The MJ Local Government Achievement Awards.
A roaring success for Wolves at The MJ Achievement Awards
It was Wolverhampton’s night last week when the city council was named Local Authority of the Year at The MJ Awards at London’s Hilton Hotel, Park Lane.
Generous guests raise £2,500 for kids
Many thanks to the guests at The MJ Awards who contributed to our charity collection, which raised £2,590 for Action for Children.
MJ Awards 2017 winners announced
The City of Wolverhampton Council was named Local Authority of the Year at The MJ Awards in a gala night at London’s prestigious Hilton, Park Lane, which saw winners and highly commended announced in 14 different categories.
A design for life
The refurbishment of Norfolk CC’s civic centre won the council the Disability Confident award at The MJ Achievement Awards 2016.
Lumley to present MJ awards
The MJ has some Absolutely Fabulous news to announce about The MJ Awards gala night on 15 June – our star presenter will be actress and broadcaster Joanna Lumley.
A team with great support
Glasgow City Council won the Workforce Transformation prize at The MJ’s 2016 Achievement Awards for its revolutionary support services programme that has the potential to deliver huge savings.
Championing the community
Cambridgeshire CC won the Excellence in Community Engagement prize at The MJ’s Local Government Excellence Awards 2016. Here’s how they did it.
A commercial success
Leeds City Council and Sevenoaks DC shared the Commercialism in the Property Estate prize in The MJ’s Local Government Achievement Awards 2016.
Behaviour change helps young people
Suffolk CC has developed an internal team with a focus on behaviour change. Its success made the county the winner in the Behaviour Change category for The MJ Local Government Achievement Awards.
A win-win for Wolverhampton
Last summer Wolverhampton City Council won the Best Council Service Team category in The MJ Local Government Achievement Awards 2016 for its innovative commercialisation of its three leisure centres
Last year's local authority of the year
Leeds City Council took the top award in The MJ Local Government Achievement Awards. Mike Burton speaks to the council's chief executive, Tom Riordan.
Awards deadline draws near
The deadline for entering The MJ Local Government Achievement Awards is looming.