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Media Watch | 25

Media Watch | 25

Media Watch is a weekly round-up of the latest major stories on the local (parish and town) council sector.

  1. The Prime Minister and the Chancellor wrote a column ahead of the Budget on 8 July 2015 praising the development of neighbourhood plans in that gives a mechanism to communities, including parish councils, to help design the direction of house building in the local area.

  2. A feature on Sunday Politics about parish council(s) in the north west region (56m)
  3. The NALC backed Vodafone Rural Open Sure Signal programme has seen Broad Chalke in Wiltshire the latest to receive mobile broadband coverage

  4. A blog from NALC’s head of communications, Alan Jones on the need to have vibrant local media outlets to report on dynamic local councils

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