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NOV
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Media Watch | 60

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Media Watch is a weekly round-up of the latest major stories on the local council sector.

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NOV
03

NALC demands more power for communities

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National Association of Local Councils’ (NALC) Annual Conference held on Monday 30 October and Tuesday 31 October 2017, saw a major push for putting local (parish and town) councils and communities more in control of how services are delivered in neighbourhoods and to be given a greater leadership role in solving the problems of society.

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OCT
31

NALC joins forces with the Alzheimer’s Society to fight dementia

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NALC have united with the Alzheimer’s Society to help the community battle against dementia in local areas. At NALC’s Annual Conference on 31 October, the chairman of NALC, Cllr Sue Baxter, and Alzheimer’s Society ambassador and famous broadcaster Angela Rippon jointly sign a strategic commitment on dementia.

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OCT
31

NALC announces Star Councils 2017 winners

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has announced on 30 October 2017 the winners of the Star Councils 2017 awards.

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OCT
23

Future of rural communities under spotlight

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MPs, experts and stakeholders came together at an event organised by Hastoe Housing Association at the Conservative Party Conference to discuss how the successful continuation of rural communities can be ensured.

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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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