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MAY
03

NALC meets housing minister

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The chairman of the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) met the housing minister, Kit Malthouse MP, to press for neighbourhood planning to be strengthened including giving greater protection for neighbourhood plans.

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MAY
03

VE Day 75th anniversary plans announced

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Organisers of VE Day 75 next year have announced more details of planned activities taking place over the weekend of 8-10 May 2020, and are encouraging all local (parish and town) councils to get involved.

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MAY
01

Council Spotlight: Danbury Parish Council

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Danbury Parish Council has 13 elected councillors with an estimated population of 6,000 residents and a precept of £205,252. The council is also accredited with The Quality Gold under the National Association of Local Councils’ (NALC) Local Council Award Scheme.

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MAR
15

Government amends rules around publication of candidate addresses

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Local government minister Rishi Sunak MP has written to leaders of principal authorities in England informing them of changes to the rules around publication of candidate addresses.

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MAR
15

NALC launches national awards to recognise community champions

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has officially launched its prestigious Star Council Awards for 2019 to recognise the achievements of the parish and town (local) council sector and celebrate the positive impact local councils, county associations, local councillors and clerks make to their communities.

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FEB
15

New report highlights the state of rural services in England

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A new report published this week has highlighted the state of rural services in England, showing basic mobile calls are not possible across main networks in a third of homes and residents are losing out as bus services are scrapped.

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