Media Watch | 34

Media Watch | 34

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


  1. Leading rural organisations plus NALC are expressing alarm about the damage the deal on ‘voluntary’ Right to Buy (RTB) proposals between the National Housing Federation and Government will do to rural communities (via The Mirror, SW1A News and West Morning News)

  2. Town council discuss taking over toilets and play area (via Crediton Courier)

  3. A new museum is to be built in Folkestone after the town council secured a £1.95m Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant (via BBC)

  4. Falmouth Town Council had a visit from a local government minister who praised its partnership working after NALC did the same earlier in the Summer. West Briton (via West Briton)

National calls for devolution for all
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