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C’llr Awards 2013: CCLA Award for Outstanding Contribution to Financial Performance

January 9, 2013 by Lizzie Greenhalgh

The CCLA Award for Outstanding Contribution to Financial Performance seeks to celebrate and reward councillors for delivering value for money and better outcomes for local people. In the current context this is more important than ever. With a 50 year history of managing funds for local authorities, CCLA are seeking…


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2013 C’llr Awards: Deadline extended to Friday 18th January!

December 21, 2012 by LGiU

We have now extended the deadline of the LGiU and CCLA C'llr Awards to Friday 18th January. There are 11 awards up for grabs including a £10,000 scholarship for a councillor keen to fund a project to advance the cause of localism.


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C’llr Awards 2013: Judges’ Special Award for Contribution to Local Government

December 21, 2012 by Lizzie Greenhalgh

Political achievements need not always represent a momentous turn of events. Not every political victory is a landslide election or a transformative legislative development. Sometimes, political progress is far subtler than this; incremental rather instant. The Judges’ Special Award goes to a councillor who has shown a demonstrable contribution to…


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C’llr Awards 2013: Sustainability Champion of the Year

November 29, 2012 by Marian Ogun

Many people focus on the importance of addressing climate change and sustainability on the global stage. However, severe flooding and storms in parts of the UK this week highlight how significant it is to also tackle environmental concerns at the local level. According to estimates by PWC, the total costs…


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C’llr Awards 2013: Young Councillor of the Year Award

November 27, 2012 by Lizzie Greenhalgh

There has never been a more important time for young people to have a say in shaping today’s society. Young people today face a variety of challenges – increasing tuition fees, difficulty getting onto the housing ladder and high levels of youth unemployment. But there are also the more universal…


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C’llr Awards 2013: The Community Champion of the Year Award

November 21, 2012 by Lizzie Greenhalgh

Unlike many Award ceremonies, the LGiU & CCLA C’llr Achievement Awards encourage members of the public to come forward and participate in the nomination process. We want to hear what the ordinary person thinks of their councillor and who they think deserves an award. In particular, members of the public…


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C’llr Awards Deadline Tomorrow: Only time to nominate 104 more councillors…

January 12, 2012 by John Wilesmith

The deadline for nominations for the 2012 C’llr Achievement Awards is fast-approaching, but there is still time to put in an entry. The following 11 different awards will be up for grabs at the 2012 ceremony: Age UK Pride of Place Award – New for 2012 Bruce-Lockhart Member Scholarship (with…


C’llr Awards 2012: CCLA Award for Outstanding Contribution to Financial Performance

November 25, 2011 by John Wilesmith

“He is a powerful figure and his control of money is absolute” -          C’llr Magazine on Councillor Maurice Heaster, winner of the CCLA Award, 2011 CCLA co-sponsor the C’llr Awards as a whole, but they also support a specific award that looks to recognise and reward effective and strategic treasury…


C’llr Awards 2012: Community Champion of the Year

November 23, 2011 by John Wilesmith

In addition to recognising and rewarding the great work of councillors, the C’llr Awards provide a unique opportunity for the voices of ordinary people to be heard. This is because, unlike many other awards, the LGiU and CCLA encourage members of the public to come forward and nominate local councillors…


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