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Good Councillors Guide - a route map for local leaders

Good Councillors Guide - a route map for local leaders

At a time when there is changing public sector landscape there are huge opportunities for local people to become local leaders. Whether helping an area to survive the harsh economic climate, protecting services that are under threat, or providing the events, culture and fun that puts the heart into each local community –  local councils have never had a better opportunity to make a difference.

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APR
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Media Watch | 57

Media Watch | 57
Media Watch is a weekly round-up of the latest major stories on the local council sector. Can local council save...
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MAR
31

NALC publishes updated Governance and Accountability for Local Councils guide

NALC publishes updated Governance and Accountability for Local Councils guide

On 27 February 2017, Joint Practitioners Advisory Group (JPAG) approved some modest amendments to the wording of Governance and Accountability. The content is not greatly changed, but a minor error affecting parish meetings has been corrected and some of the explanations in part five have been made clearer.

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MAR
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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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