NALC’s flagship magazine, LCR, has been published today (15 September).
LCR is NALC’s high-quality, glossy quarterly publication with in-depth articles and features offering you advice and good practice, along with regular spotlights on parish and town councils and top tips information to help assist you with the real issues affecting local councils and communities.
In the autumn issue, there are features on:
- NALC campaigns: the chairman of NALC’s policy committee outlines the key thoughts and objectives behind its prospectus
- Committee say: a review of the recent work of NALC’s smaller councils’ committee
- From dusk till dawn: Cllr Jane Colville of Ashton Hayes Parish Council reflects on her time as a council chairman
- Council focus: award-winning Condover Parish Council on its successful plan to bring affordable housing to the area
- Introducing BHIB: there is a new insurance broker in town – what can it
- offer to local councils?
- In Conversation: NALC’s chairman Cllr Sue Baxter talks all things local council related
- Finance special: Smart tips to get your council’s finances in order
- How to: pointers from one parish council on how to put in place a flooding prevention and emergency plan
- Top 10 tips: Hints to get your message across when attending a planning inquiry
- Open spaces: How to help your local community protect and preserve its valuable open spaces
- Last word: The Guardian professional networks editor Jane Dudman asks if local councils really matter to the government
Jonathan Owen, NALC’s chief executive, says: “LCR continues to be at the heart of NALC’s information services. It provides local councils and communities a view on how to commit to citizen-led action, which protects local assets and services and delivers responsive services based on local priorities.