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NOV
18

New pay award for local government workers

New pay award for local government workers

Members of all three local government unions have voted to accept a two-year pay deal from the Local Government Association, resolving a dispute that had seen workers take strike action.

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NOV
18

Pillars of the community

Pillars of the community

English Heritage has produced a guide aimed for both local government and community groups on when and how to transfer heritage assets to local (parish and town) councils and community ownership.

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NOV
17

Celebrate parish and town councils during #OurDay

Celebrate parish and town councils during #OurDay

#OurDay is a 24-hour tweetathon aimed at raising the profile of the great work done every day by people working in councils and other public services.

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NOV
14

Council of the Week: Uppingham Town Council

Council of the Week: Uppingham Town Council

Uppingham Town Council is heralded NALC 'Council of the Week' at a time when it is in the sector spotlight. A Judicial Review of its Neighbourhood Plan is taking place at the Planning Court in London, as housing developer Larkfeet is challenging its policies and proposals, despite the Plan having received a 92% YES vote.

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NOV
12

NALC supports #GivingTuesday

NALC supports #GivingTuesday

National Association of Local Councils (NALC) is to support the global day of #GivingTuesday on 2 December 2014.

It is a day of giving that asks everyone to show the world why it’s good to give. Whether it’s making a donation, volunteering time or just spreading the work, it is a call to action for everyone who wants to give something back.

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NOV
11

Delivering differently in neighbourhoods

Delivering differently in neighbourhoods

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has launched Delivering Differently in Neighbourhoods Programme, which aims to support principal (county, district, unitary and borough) authorities to redesign services to deliver at neighbourhood level, with the involvement of community organisations or local (parish and town) councils.

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