'Promoting Excellence' for the Association for Public Service Excellence

‘Promoting Excellence’ is a long-form current-affairs style programme, hosted by Natasha Kaplinsky, and produced to broadcast standard for the membership and beyond. The programme explores the role and importance of the public service sector, and the challenges faced in delivering frontline services to local communities.


The Association is a not-for-profit local government body that works with more than 300 councils throughout the UK. It is a membership organisation and foremost specialist in local authority frontline services. APSE hosts a network and promotes excellence in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.

Find out more about APSE, and view the whole programme