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MAR
23

Giving communities a planning voice

Giving communities a planning voice

The Government held its National Planning Summit on 2 March 2015, which saw a range of speakers from government minister, Brandon Lewis MP to the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) chief executive, Jonathan Owen.

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MAR
23

A national voice for communities is out and about

A national voice for communities is out and about

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) published its Spring 2015 edition of its flagship magazine, LCR (Local Council Review), on 23 March 2015.

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MAR
23

Council of the Week: Waltham Abbey Town Council

Council of the Week: Waltham Abbey Town Council

Waltham Abbey Town Council is a large council, representing 20,000 residents in Epping Forest District, bordered by Hertfordshire to the west and two London Boroughs to the south.

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MAR
18

Register to vote

Don't be told 'no' on election day – make sure you're registered!

The General Election is now just over seven weeks away, but many people will be unable to have their say unless they take action now.

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MAR
18

My Community – free advice and grants

My Community – free advice and grants

You have powers to make a difference in your area - saving local pubs, shops and community centres. Support and grants for developing your area through neighbourhood planning and building for your community are available, help with owning and managing local land and buildings, running services and boosting the local economy opens on 1 April 2015. The My Community website offers a range of resources, advice and grants and to connect with others on the My Community Network.

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MAR
18

New democracy campaign

NALC are asking local councils, communities and people the to take a moment to celebrate, debate and reflect on those rights which we can very often take for granted but which people throughout history have campaigned to make happen or fought to preserve.

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