Posted: Thu 30th Jun 2016

Celebrating Council Staff Achievements /
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Jun 30th, 2016

In a Council meeting on Thursday 30 June 2016, members of Ceredigion County Council staff received recognition for their achievements during the year. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Staff were recognised, on behalf of their respective services, who had experienced successes during the past year. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Leader of Ceredigion County Council, Councillor Ellen ap Gwyn, said: “I’d like to congratulate all of our staff who were awarded, there is so much remarkable and diverse work going on within the Council. I would like to thank all the staff who continue to deliver and work hard on behalf of the Council especially in such challenging times.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The Leader and Chairman of the Council congratulated the following members of staff for their recent achievements at the below award ceremonies: ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The Midland HR Customer Impact Awards
Clint Middleton and Adrian Williams were highly commended in the Best New Customer Project Category for the implementation of the new HR/Payroll system (known as Ceri). ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The National Government Opportunities Awards 2016/17
George Ryley’s ‘Minor Works Framework’ was shortlisted for the Innovation or Initiative of the Year Award (Local Government). ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Wales Libraries, Archives and Museums Marketing Excellence Awards
Delyth Huws was Highly Commended for the joint marketing project undertaken by the Library Service, the Learning Services and Gwersyll yr Urdd Llangrannog for the Children and Schools service within the Ceredigion Library Service. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Welsh Coastal Awards 2016
Cliff Bates won an award for his work on behalf of the Tourism Service for Ceredigion’s beaches. Blue Flags will fly over six of Ceredigion’s most popular beaches again this year and in addition, Ceredigion has been awarded 4 Green Coast awards and 13 Seaside Awards. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

2015 Association of Community Rail Partnerships awards and the National Association of Community Rail Partnerships (ACORP)
Rhydian Mason won in the ‘Passengers Matter’ category for the production of a Cambrian Railways Partnership film to encourage more use and better use of our railway as a public transport resource for those with learning difficulties, additional needs and mobility issues. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Loo of the Year Awards 2015
In total, Ceredigion County Council Cleaning Team (Jasmine Wilson, Shaun Bethell and Darren Espie and others) won 22 Platinum Awards and 8 Gold Awards for its individual premises. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

New qualifications achieved
Donna Hughes, Geraint Edwards, Nia Jones, Sonia Jones, Sophie Couling, Elizabeth Fishburn, Claire Hall, Sheila Osborne, Nicola Benetti, Elizabeth Davies, Samantha Buchanan, Bronwen Coltman, Clare Janes, Sarah Rees, Michelle Morgan, Nia Jones, Llinos-Williams-Evans, Siwsan Davies, Corinne Wreford, Amelia Dunn, Dorinda Hollick, Tamar Rees-Davies, Richard Bellingham, Donna Davies, Aled Evans, Jonathan Perry, Suzannah Gentle, Glenda Hunt and Sarah Lloyd Williams. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Image credit: ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Front row L-R: Cadeirydd – Cyng Dai Mason, Arweinydd – Cyng Ellen ap Gwynn aJasmine Wilson ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Second row L-R: Llinos Williams-Evans, Nia Jones, Elizabeth Davies, Donna Hughes, Rhydian Mason, Delyth Huws, Sonia Jones ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Back row L-R: Cliff Bates, George Ryley, Shaun Bethell, Darren Epsie, Adrian Williams, Clint Middleton, Jonathan Perry ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

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