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East Midlands Challenge 2024

On Tuesday 23 March 2024, 84 aspiring leaders from across the region took part in the East Midlands Challenge, testing and developing their skills in strategy, prioritisation, and teamwork!

All 14 participating teams showed great enthusiasm and commitment throughout the day, and all should be proud of their achievements!

Throughout the day, the teams are scored on three areas: Behaviours, Leadership, and Communication, and special nominations can be made by assessors for a ‘shining star’!

And the winners are…

Best Team

Winner – Harborough District Council

Highly Commended:

  • Newark and Sherwood District Council
  • Rushcliffe Borough Council
  • Melton Borough Council
  • South Kesteven District Council

Behaviours

Winner – Melton Borough Council

Highly Commended:

  • Derby City Council
  • Harborough District Council

Leadership

Winner – Rushcliffe Borough Council

Highly Commended:

  • Blaby District Council
  • Harborough District Council

Communications

Winner – Harborough District Council

Highly Commended:

  • Newark and Sherwood District Council
  • South Kesteven District Council

Shining Star

Winner – Charlotte Highcock – Melton Borough Council

Highly Commended:

  • Leah Douthwaite – Gedling Borough Council
  • Charlotte Christie Smith – Blaby District Council
  • Millie Connell – Ashfield District Council
  • Tom Delaney – Rutland County Council

Special mentions:

Best Presentation: Rutland County Council

Media Interactions: Gedling Borough Council

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