Salisbury City Council lands runner up prize at Star Council Awards

By Nick Batten on 8 November, 2019

Salisbury City Council is pleased to announce that it received the runner up award for ‘Council of the Year’ at the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) Star Council Awards.

The public were asked to vote from finalists Feock Parish CouncilWoughton Community Council and Salisbury City Council with Woughton Community Council chosen as the winner.

The NALC awards are the only one of their kind to recognise the achievements of the local council sector and celebrate the positive impact that councils, county associations, councillors and clerks have on their communities.

The ceremony took place at NALC’s Annual Conference on Wednesday 30th October.

Cllr Sue Baxter, chairman of NALC, said, “NALC received a record number of entries to this year’s awards, all telling us how the local council sector is making a difference to communities across the country. The awards demonstrate that local councils continue to be committed to improved working, community leadership and service delivery. They allow us to share good practice and promote the sector on the national stage. I would like to congratulate this year’s winners and urge all local councils to see what they can learn from their stories.”

Annie Child, Clerk to Salisbury City Council added, “I was delighted to accept the Star Council of the Year Runners Up Award on behalf of the Council. It acknowledges the hard work and commitment that Councillors and the staff have put in during the last year and we are very pleased to be recognised in this way.”

For a full list of awards and winners, please click here: https://www.nalc.gov.uk/our-work/star-councils-awards

Pictured: (Left to Right) Katharine Owen of Blanchere Illumination, Annie Child PSLCC City Clerk of Salisbury City Council, The Lord-Lieutenant for Buckinghamshire Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher, Chairman of NALC Councillor Sue Baxter