The MJ Awards are one of the vital prestigious occasions within the public sector calendar.
They convey collectively forward-thinking councils, main the way in which within the discipline, and are held to reward nice work, sensible folks and revolutionary ideas which positively affect their communities. We’re proud to share that Stevenage was amongst these celebrating this 12 months.
There was an actual mixture of organisations, from massive unitary councils by means of to smaller district authorities on the shortlists. It’s nice to see Stevenage being placed on the map with a number of different councils all through the UK.
Out of a whole bunch of entries, Stevenage Borough Council reached the shortlist for the Oaks Cross growth and acquired Extremely Counseled for the Finest Social Housing class at these spectacular native authorities awards.
Oaks Cross are fashionable one-bedroom properties which offer weak residents with an important lifeline, full with a complete wrap-around help bundle to help residents in changing into self-sufficient whereas avoiding homelessness.
The short set up, low development, and upkeep prices, coinciding with excessive ranges of sustainability imply that these properties will be delivered effectively and successfully, with diminished construct prices when in comparison with that of an unusual brick-built property.
Councillor Richard Henry, Chief of the Council mentioned: “It was an actual privilege to be shortlisted and nice to see the implausible work that is happening in all councils, particularly given the robust monetary challenges public sector organisations are dealing with.
“The competitors was robust, however awards equivalent to these have a good time the implausible work and the sensible folks we have now within the public sector. It was an awesome feeling to know that, as a staff, Stevenage is up there with the very best councils, and we do have a number of tasks to shout about, in addition to a staff of individuals that basically do go the additional mile.”