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JAN
09

NALC launches new study tour programme

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has launched three new study tours across 2020/21 at three dynamic larger local (parish and town) councils.

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JAN
09

Health and wellbeing at the Essex Association of Local Councils

AUTHOR: DANIELLE FROST, HEALTH AND WELLBEING OFFICER AT THE ESSEX ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL COUNCILS


The health and wellbeing movement is fundamental to Essex County Council’s strategic plan and they understand that to be successful, they need the local council sector to engage with it. Local (parish and town) councils are the closest layer of government to residents and can have the greatest impact on residents’ lives, from beginning to end.

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JAN
07

Job vacancy: Huntingdon Town Council

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Huntingdon Town Council is looking for a deputy town clerk to join their team.DETAILSJob title: deputy town clerkOrganisation: Huntingdon Town CouncilSalary: £49,101...
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JAN
07

Job vacancy: Waltham Abbey Town Council

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Waltham Abbey Town Council is looking for a town clerk and responsible financial officer to join their team.DETAILSJob title: town clerk and...
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DEC
18

Open letter: Working together to build stronger communities

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Building stronger communities were the theme of October’s NALC Annual Conference where Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, paid tribute to England’s 100,000 councillors for all the work they do for their places. And I want to add my own thanks and appreciation, and wish you all the very best for the new decade ahead.

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DEC
17

The future for rural areas

CRISPIN TRUMAN OBE, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF THE CAMPAIGN TO PROTECT RURAL ENGLAND


Standing in the High Weald in Kent recently, I’d been hearing about the multitude of problems the local area faces, with the pressures of development, degradation of nature, the finances of farming and the decline in traditional forms of community and participation.

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