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MAR
30

Smaller Authorities' Audit Appointments finalises procurement process

Smaller Authorities' Audit Appointments finalises procurement process
Smaller Authorities' Audit Appointments (SAAA) has announced that it has successfully concluded the procurement process and has awarded contracts for...
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MAR
29

Time to connect power to neighbourhoods

Time to connect power to neighbourhoods
England’s 10,000 local councils descended on the Houses of Parliament on 28th March in a ‘Lobby Day’ to meet with...
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MAR
27

Sign the new Tree Charter - 10 Principles Announced

Sign the new Tree Charter - 10 Principles Announced

Today sees the launch of the ten principles of the Tree Charter (see below), each principle deals with a different aspect of the relationship between people and trees in modern society. On November 6 2017 guiding articles will be added to these principles, offering expert advice on how each principle may be achieved. These guiding articles will be sourced from the more than 70 organisations involved in the development of the Tree Charter.

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MAR
20

Media Watch | 56

Media Watch | 56

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

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MAR
17

NALC launch Star Councils 2017 awards

NALC launch Star Councils 2017 awards

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) announced on 17 March 2017 that it will once again be running an awards programme this year, as part of its work to recognise the achievements of the local (parish and town) council sector.

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MAR
08

Continuing austerity will make local councils deliver more

Continuing austerity will make local councils deliver more

NALC predicts that further tightening in government funding to principal authorities will see local councils doing more so leading to increases in their small share of council tax (precept).

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