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JAN
25

NALC warns Housing and Planning Bill not rural proofed

Members of the House of Lords have been told that the government’s flagship Housing and Planning Bill has not been sufficiently ‘rural proofed’ to assess its impact on rural areas.

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JAN
20

Power to the people – helping local leaders to reinvigorate their communities

At a time when the Government is pushing ahead with new devolution plans to move power from Whitehall to local communities, there are huge opportunities for local people to become local leaders. Whether helping an area to survive the harsh economic climate, protecting services that are under threat, or providing the events, culture and fun that puts the heart into each local community – town and parish (local) councils have never had a better opportunity to make a difference.

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JAN
19

An open letter to all parish and town councillors in England

[To all parish and town councillors in England]

Dear Councillor,

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JAN
13

A national call for a UK Charter for trees, woods and people

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) is one of the 47 organisations taking part in a campaign to celebrate the value of our trees and woods and secure their future by creating a new Charter for trees, woods and people.

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JAN
12

NALC celebrates HM Queen’s 90th Birthday

NALC would like to encourage all local (parish and town) councils to take part in this year’s celebrations of HM Queen’s 90th Birthday by lighting Beacons in her honour.

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JAN
08

MPs to discuss the future of the historic environment

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Civic Societies will host a meeting in Parliament on 27 January 2016. The event is themed around the future of the historic environment and how communities can play a greater role in effective heritage protection.

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