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17 November 2017

South Kesteven District Council Retain the Challenge title

East Midlands Local Authority Challenge 2017 - The Results

Thursday 16 November East Midlands Councils held the East Midlands Local Authority Challenge at Donington Race Track. 78 people from 13 teams from across the East Midlands took part in the challenge and competed for the coveted prize of the Local Authority Challenge East Midlands Winner.

We are pleased to announce the results below, but congratulations go to all teams involved on the day.

South Kesteven District Council successfully defended the title of Local Authority Challenge East Midlands Winners for the second year.

Teams on the day faced a range of tasks including presentations to Overview and Scrutiny boards of their fictional local authority, challenging media interviews and a last minute emergency response plan to finalise and role out in the final fifteen minutes of the day. Teams had to develop relationships with their leader and to manage increasingly challenging situations that arose throughout the day.

Local Authority Challenge East Midlands Winner - South Kesteven District Council

Team Members

  1. William Tse
  2. Fiona Selvage
  3. Justin Johnson
  4. John O’Hanrahan
  5. Vicky Brackenbury
  6. Helen Johnson

Runners up - Gedling Borough Council

Team Members

  1. Tracey Crawford
  2. Sam Palmer
  3. Mark Smith
  4. Andrew Solley
  5. Sara Oleksiw
  6. Kathryn Banning

Best Chief Executive - William Tse, South Kesteven District Council

(The runners up for Best Chief Executive; Tracey Crawford, Gedling Borough Council; Jason Bagley, Boston Borough Council; Louisa Horton, Blaby District Council)

Best Partnership Working award - North Kesteven District Council

(The runners up for best Partnership Working; Kettering Borough Council, South Kesteven District Council)

Best Presentation - Gedling Borough Council

(The runners up for Best Presentation; Chesterfield Borough Council, Lincolnshire County Council)

Best Residents’ Magazine - North Kesteven District Council

(The runners up for Best Residents’ Magazine; Rushcliffe Borough Council and Boston Borough Council)

East Midlands Councils would also like to thank all those on the day who played the curial roles of Council Leaders, Partners, Cluster Leaders and Media representatives.

It was a great day and we look forward welcoming teams to the next Challenge! 

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