Awards

Rushcliffe Borough Council is an award-winning council. This page contains details about some of the awards we have won.

Rushcliffe was awarded with White Ribbon Status in March 2014 proving its commitment to the aims of the White Ribbon Campaign: never to commit, condone, or remain silent about violence against the person. More at www.whiteribboncampaign.co.uk

Shortlisted for the Association for Public Service Excellence (ASPE) award for Better buying together.

Eight Nottingham councils joined forces to improve efficiency and save hundreds of thousands of pounds by jointly buying vehicles (eg bin lorries and smaller vans), driver training and IT systems. This partnership has just been shortlisted for an ASPE national award for transport innovation and partnership working. The results will be announced on 9 September.

National Outdoor Event Awards (NOEAs) - Lark in the Park - February 2010

The Council's annual family play day won the award for national 'Friendly Event'. The results were announced on 25 February 2010.

Local Government Chronicle (LGC) - Management Team of the Year - December 2009

TheCouncil's management team has been announced as a finalist for the LGC 'Management Team of the Year' award. The winner will be announced on 24 March 2010.

Local Government Chronicle (LGC) - Council of the Year - December 2009

TheCouncil has been announced as a finalist for the LGC 'Council of the Year' award. The winner will be announced on 24 March 2010.

Customer Contact Association (CCA) - Best Customer Experience in the Sector: Local Government - November 2009

The Council has won a prestigious award at the national Customer Contact Association (CCA) awards, which honour all that’s best in customer service and satisfaction in both the private and public sectors. The Customer Service Centre won in the category of 'Best Customer Experience in Sector: Local Government'. The results were announced 4 November in Edinburgh. 

Letsrecycle.com award - Crew of the Year - October 2009

The Council has won the letsrecycle.com award in the category of ‘crew of the year’ - October 2009

Customer Service Centre accredited - October 2009

The Customer Service Centre has received certification to the Customer Contact Association (CCA) Global Standard - October 2009.

National Training Awards - Regional winners - October 2009

The Council has won an award in the category of Large Employer for their leadership training.

Municipal Journal Achievement Awards 2009 - Public/ Private Partnership

Rushcliffe Borough Council, Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire County Council, emda and Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club won the Public/ Private Partnership award at the Municipal Journal Achievement Awards for a partnership project which culminated in the successful staging of the ICC World Twenty20 in June 2009. The awards ceremony took place in London in June 2009.

Municipal Journal Achievement Awards 2009 - Council of the Year

Rushcliffe Borough Council was a finalist in the 'Council of the Year' award at the Municipal Journal Achievement Awards.

Local Government Chronicle Awards - 2009

Rushcliffe Borough Council won a Local Government Chronicle Award for its public/private partnership for work with Nottinghamshire County Council, Nottingham City Council, EMDA and Notts County Cricket Club for redeveloping the cricket ground and cricket projects which tackle antisocial behaviour and increase community engagement in cricket. The awards ceremony took place in March 2009.

National Energy Efficiency Awards - December 2008

Rushcliffe Borough Council was shortlisted for insulating mobile homes.

CCA (Customer Contact Association) Excellence in Customer Services - November 2008.

The Council's Customer Service Team was shortlisted and highly commended at the CCA awards in Edinburgh.

CIPR Local Government Group 2008 Excellence in Communications Awards - October 2008

Rushcliffe Borough Council won a 2008 Excellence in Communications Awards, run by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Local Government Group, for internal communications. The council's residents’ newsletter Rushcliffe Reports was also shortlisted.

Shortlisted for the Institute of Revenues Ratings and Valuation (IRRV) Benefits team of the Year award - October 2008.

The Council's Benefits team were shortlisted for the Institute of Revenues Ratings and Valuation 2008 Performance Awards.

Local Authority Built in Quality Building Control Awards - April 2008

Rushcliffe Borough Council had six entries shortlisted for the East Midlands, and were winners of Best Domestic Extension and Best Sustainable Design (for Candleby Lane school). The Candleby Lane school building was also highly commended in the Best Education Building category.

Shortlisted for the Final of the NHS East Midlands Health and Social Care Awards - April 2008

Two members of staff at Nottinghamshire County Teaching Primary Care Trust have been short listed in the finals of the National NHS Health and Social Care Awards. Fiona Callaghan, health improvement practitioner in Rushcliffe, has been short listed in the category ‘Success in partnership working’ while specialist dietician Helen Flint has been short listed in the category, ‘Innovative health and technology’.

Good Communications Awards - March 2008

Nicky Mee, Rushcliffe Borough Council’s communications manager, scooped a national award in the Good Communications Awards winning the category ‘Local Authority Communicator of the Year’. The Council was also shortlisted and commended in the category of internal communications.

The Good Communications Awards recognise excellence in government communications.

Shortlisted for the final of the Food Standards Agency's Food Champion Awards and winner in the East Midlands category - January 2008

Rushcliffe Borough Council was recognised as the East Midlands regional food champion. The Council beat off stiff competition from 72 other applications to be crowned as one of six regional champions in community diet and nutrition in the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA) Food Champions Awards.

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