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OCT
19

Council Spotlight: Stratton St Margaret Parish Council

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Stratton St Margaret Parish Council in Wiltshire has a population of 23,000 and a precept of £1,165,809 and it prides itself on its strong role within the community, putting on regular community events such as the increasingly popular Stratton Festival. The council maintains around 30 green spaces and numerous community facilities, ensuring community groups and charities maintain an active presence in the area.

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OCT
03

NALC announces Star Councils 2017 finalists

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has today (4 October 2017) announced the finalists for its Star Councils Awards.

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25

NALC responds to the government’s local government finance plans

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This month (September 2017), the department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has published its plans for local government finance. The plans come from a technical consultation paper on the 2018/19 Local Government Finance Settlement.

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25

Working together to help protect communities

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NALC and BHIB Insurance Brokers have started to act together in providing protection for local councils and communities.

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12

Council Spotlight: Hemsworth Town Council

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The Parish of Hemsworth has an estimated population of 13,533 (2011 Census figures) and a total electorate of 10,145. There are 15 locally elected councillors – nine representing Hemsworth Wards (South, East and West), three for Kinsley and three for Fitzwilliam.

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SEP
08

Dementia roadshow meets government minister

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Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Community road show enjoyed a successful visit to Wythall, recently stopping off at Becketts Farm.

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