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MAR
03

Financial austerity is making local councils deliver more

Financial austerity is making local councils deliver more

Ahead of the Budget 2017, NALC predicts that further reductions in central government funding to principal local government will see local councils doing more so leading to increases in their small share of council tax (precept).

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MAR
03

Time to connect power to communities

Time to connect power to communities

England’s 10,000 local (parish and town) councils are marching on the Houses of Parliament on 28th March in a ‘Lobby Day’ to meet with parliamentarians.

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MAR
02

Going digital first

Going digital first

NALC has announced the date for this year’s Digital Councils event. It is going to be on Thursday 25 May in London.

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MAR
01

Council Spotlight: Newport Pagnell Town Council

Council Spotlight: Newport Pagnell Town Council

Newport Pagnell Town Council runs five allotment sites, three community centres, and has a large leisure portfolio, including a swimming pool, sports and leisure facility, and a new £1.1m fitness suite, attached to the swimming pool. The council are also just about to take on the Newport Pagnell Youth Club under the Community Asset Transfer Scheme from our principal authority.

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FEB
28

Increase spending for local councils

Increase spending for local councils
The Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has informed the NALC that the appropriate sum for the purpose of...
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FEB
20

Media Watch | 56

Media Watch | 56
Media Watch is a weekly round-up of the latest major stories on the local council sector.   Rural areas are...
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