The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has today launched The Good Councillor's guide to community business, in partnership with the Plunkett Foundation and Power to Change.
As the secretariat for the Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance (JPAG), the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) is seeking expressions of interest to review and re-write the section of the Practitioners’ Guide relating to internal audit.
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has written an article for Air Quality News magazine on why climate change is a local issue and how local (parish and town) councils are at the forefront of fighting it.
AUTHOR: DANNY KRUGER MP FOR DEVIZES, WILTSHIRE
During the pandemic, we’ve seen a welcome upsurge in voluntarism and generosity across villages and towns up and down the nation. In Devizes, St James’ Church was especially quick to mobilise resources and get stuck in. Within just a week of asking congregants and other locals to help, 344 volunteers had been vetted and referenced. This marked the start of three busy months of leafleting, delivering essentials and checking on vulnerable members of the community.
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) celebrated Tree Charter Day on 28 November, as part of National Tree Week.
AUTHOR: JO HAND, CO-FOUNDER, BUSINESS AND COMMUNITIES AT GIKI ZERO
Three-quarters of councils have now declared a climate emergency in the UK and a crucial next step is working through what this means in terms of councils’ operational and residents’ carbon footprints. Many councils will be considering, or already working towards Net Zero, and a key requirement to get there, is motivating residents to recognize the benefits of a low carbon transition.