The LGC Awards are the biggest celebration of local government excellence . The awards identify the finest examples of innovation delivered by councils, spreading new ideas around the country so more places and residents benefit.

With the LGC Awards having the highest numbers of both entries and judges, and the largest number of attendees on the night, they really are local government’s most sought-after accolade .

The LGC Awards see entries from council teams across the UK judged by esteemed panels of leading council chief executives and other standout officers, and past winners of the awards.

There are 22 exciting categories for 2022 and it is easy to enter. All you have to do is tell us in up to 1,000 words why you should be a winner .

Click here to view the complete list of categories

Enter to:

  • Highlight your council’s commitment to providing excellent services
  • Demonstrate you are at the cutting edge of service improvement and innovation
  • Say thank you to staff and boost morale
  • Encourage improvement across the sector and share great work
  • Benchmark your best practice with that of other councils.

The awards ceremony will be held on 20 July at Grosvenor House in London. This is your opportunity to be part of the premier event of the local government calendar.

Start your entry here today and submit by 28 January.

If you need any help with your entry or for any further information please call Jae on 020 3953 2117or email him at

Why Enter

Highlight your organisation's commitment to the excellent services you provide


22 categories to choose from for 2022


To sponsor a category please contact Lucy McPhail on 020 3953 2435 or email

Countdown to the entry deadline

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Highlights of the LGC Awards 2021

Key Dates

Entry Deadline
Online judging begins
Shortlist announced
LGC Awards night

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