JUL
09

NALC response to the Budget Summer 2015

NALC response to the Budget Summer 2015

National Association of Local Councils (NALC) chief executive, Jonathan Owen, said: “England's 9,000 local (parish and town) councils are the backbone of local democracy, giving people a voice and structure for taking action. They are increasingly delivering more services to improve their area as austerity bites. They can provide very local services extremely cost effectively and should be part of the solution to the financial challenges the country faces.

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JUL
07

NALC helps to protect local councils’ monies

NALC helps to protect local councils’ monies

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) warmly welcomes that its ongoing campaign to protect local (parish and town) councils’ investments and savings has finally succeeded.

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JUL
06

Parish councils are the unsung heroes of house building

Parish councils are the unsung heroes of house building

England's parish councils are the unsung heroes of neighbourhood planning and key to putting communities in control of shaping future development and housing, according to their umbrella body the National Association of Local Councils (NALC).

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JUL
03

New changes for energy certificates

New changes for energy certificates

Starting on 9 July 2015, the Display Energy Certificates (DECs) will be required for all buildings over 250 square metres occupied by a public authority and frequently visited by the public. The threshold for requiring these certificates was prior to this change 500 square metres.

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JUL
02

MPs back ‘localist powerhouse’

MPs back ‘localist powerhouse’

Scores of MPs lined up to signal their support for England’s ‘localist powerhouse’ yesterday during a ‘lobby day’ organized by the National Association of Local Councils (NALC).

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JUN
30

Media Watch | 24/06/15 – 30/06/15

Media Watch | 24/06/15 – 30/06/15

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

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