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MAY
03

NALC meets housing minister

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The chairman of the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) met the housing minister, Kit Malthouse MP, to press for neighbourhood planning to be strengthened including giving greater protection for neighbourhood plans.

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MAY
03

VE Day 75th anniversary plans announced

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Organisers of VE Day 75 next year have announced more details of planned activities taking place over the weekend of 8-10 May 2020, and are encouraging all local (parish and town) councils to get involved.

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MAY
02

NALC welcomes Lords recognition that local councils can play an important role as economic and community enablers

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) recently welcomed the publication of the House of Lords Rural Economy Select Committee report (2017-18 session), noting the high value the document places on local councils in the rural economy.

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MAY
01

Council Spotlight: Danbury Parish Council

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Danbury Parish Council has 13 elected councillors with an estimated population of 6,000 residents and a precept of £205,252. The council is also accredited with The Quality Gold under the National Association of Local Councils’ (NALC) Local Council Award Scheme.

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APR
30

Invest in community transport, says NALC

 

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) is today calling for the Government to invest more money in community transport in rural areas across England – and to clarify the rules around the use of community transport by local (parish and town) councils. 

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APR
25

NALC backs calls for rural strategy

 

countryside imageThe National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has backed calls from the Rural Services Network (RSN) for the government to develop a rural strategy.

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