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MAY
09

Battle’s Over – A Nation’s Tribute

Battle’s Over – A Nation’s Tribute

On the 3 August 1914, Britain’s Foreign Minister, Sir Edward Grey, was looking out of his office window. It was dusk, and gas lights were being lit along London’s Mall, leading to Buckingham Palace, when he remarked to a friend, "The lamps are going out all over Europe; we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime”. Our country was about to be plunged into the darkness of the First World War, and it would be four long years before Britain and Europe would again experience the light of peace.

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MAY
08

Working together to help protect communities

Working together to help protect communities
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) and AON continue to act together in providing protection for local councils and...
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MAY
05

NALC survey shows local councils have a big environmental role

NALC survey shows local councils have a big environmental role

Local councils are heavily involved with trees and would benefit from greater support, National Association of Local Council's (NALC) recent survey has found.

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MAY
04

NALC calls for business rate localisation to be extended to local councils

NALC calls for business rate localisation to be extended to local councils

The government has been urged to be more local and more radical in its approach to localising business rates in order to help communities fund the growing range of local services provided by local councils.

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MAY
04

Parishing all of England provides key to unlocking people power over housing and planning

Parishing all of England provides key to unlocking people power over housing and planning
Plans to reform the housing and planning system have been welcomed by the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) however...
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APR
28

NALC puts three big questions to parties to answer in general election manifestos

NALC puts three big questions to parties to answer in general election manifestos
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has urged the political parties to consider how they can best put communities...
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