Awards 2017
London Hilton Hotel, 22 Park Lane
15th June 2017

Celebrating the very best in local government

An absolutely fabulous night

The City of Wolverhampton Council was named Local Authority of the Year at The MJ Awards in a gala night at London’s prestige Hilton, Park Lane on June 15 which saw winners and highly commended announced in 14 different categories.

Judges praised Wolverhampton for delivering ‘consistently excellent services across all key areas’ and the council was described as an ‘outstanding example of modern local government where the resident is at the heart of sound commercial decision-making.’
The City of Wolverhampton was also named winner in three other categories, Most Improved Council, Senior Leadership Team and Excellence in Governance and Scrutiny.
Presenter at the awards gala night on June 15 – which also raised money for Action for Children -was actress Joanna Lumley who told guests that the awards were ‘a key part of the local government calendar, recognising cutting edge services that are helping millions of people right across the UK.’
Heather Jameson, editor of The MJ: 'It was a truly fabulous night and congratulations to all our winners and particularly City of Wolverhampton.'

View the winners in the 14 categories


Enter the awards

  • Demonstrate your pride in all that your team has achieved over the last year
  • Stand out and benchmark your best practice amongst fellow local authority colleagues

Enter the awards

  • Gain recognition of your team's achievements
  • Reward your staff and boost morale
  • Gain wider press and marketing exposure

Sponsored by