2023 Winners

Campaign of the Year

Winner:  Cleaner Lewisham, Lewisham LBC
Highly Commended
: Choose The Bus, Norfolk CC

Children’s Services

Winner: Parental Support Project , Islington LBC
Highly Commended: 
Family and New Beginnings, Stockport MBC

Climate Response

Winner: Energy Superhub Oxford (ESO), Oxford City Council

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Community Involvement

Winner: Hackney’s Turner Prize winning public art commission, Hackney LBC

Highly Commended: HEY! Volunteering, Hull City Council

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Council of the year

 WINNER: Barnsley MBC

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Digital Impact

Winner: Using digital transformation to deliver a more connected and empowered borough, Brent LBC

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Diversity and Inclusion

Winner: Building inclusive access to Learning, Culture and Leisure in Reading, Reading BC

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Economic Support

Winner: Great Yarmouth Operations and Maintenance Campus, Great Yarmouth BC & Norfolk CC
Highly Commended: 
Economic Support - Delivering for Business, Antrim and Newtownabbey BC

Environmental Services

Winner: The Bees at Aughnagun, Newry, Mourne and Down DC

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Future Places

Winner: Redefining “Communities” Through an Underground Revolution, Liverpool City Council

Highly Commended: Net Zero Lambeth, Lambeth LBC

Health and Social Care

Winner: Inspiring Communities, Breckland DC
Highly Commended: 
iCAN - Integrated Care across Northamptonshire, West Northamptonshire Council

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Winner: CO2sy Homes - Zero Carbon Council Housing, North Kesteven DC


Winner: Crime Reduction Team, Tower Hamlets LBC

Highly Commended: Using Care Technology to support Prevention and Early Intervention, Essex CC

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Large Team of the Year

Winner: Property and Delivery Service Team, Waltham Forest LBC
Highly Commended: 
Markets, Shop Fronts & Street Trading, Hackney Council

Most Improved Council

Winner: Gloomy skies are a thing of the past, Torbay Council

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Outstanding individual contribution

Winner: Justin Varney, Birmingham City Council
Highly Commended: Nicola McLean, Lambeth LBC

Public Health

Winner: Sheffield Tobacco Control Programme 2017-2022, Sheffield City Council

Highly Commended: Integrated Social Prescribing Programme, Shropshire Council

Public/Private Partnership

Winner: Host City Delivery Partnership for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, Birmingham City Council

Public/Public Partnership

Winner: 'Walk with Us'- A Toolkit for Supporting Children, Young People and Families Affected or Bereaved by Suicide, Rotherham MBC, Barnsley MBC, City of Doncaster Council, Sheffield City Council and other partners

Highly Commended: Health & Social Care Career Academy, Blackpool BC

Rising Star

Winner: Kristie Charlesworth, Lichfield DC
Highly Commended: Tiffany Diaz-Delgado,West Northamptonshire Council

Small Team of the Year

Winner: Economic Development Team, Antrim and Newtownabbey BC
Highly Commended: 
Women's EURO Project Team, Wigan MBC


Winner: LCR Be More portal, Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

Highly Commended: Care and Support Technology, Central Bedfordshire Council