The Royal Society of Arts (RSA) Food, Farming and Countryside Commission made strong calls for a government rural strategy when it published its report Our Future In The Land this week.
Loughton Town Council in Essex has an estimated population of over 30,000 with a precept of £665,000 and 22 elected councillors. The council is also accredited with the Quality Gold Award under the National Association of Local Councils’ (NALC) Local Council Award Scheme.
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has today urged all local (parish and town) councils to sign up to the Tree Charter and become Charter Branches.
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has welcomed recognition by the Plunkett Foundation that local (parish and town) councils can play an important role in supporting the creation of community businesses.