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FEB
04

Saving money at the community service level

Saving money at the community service level

New research conducted by National Association of Local Councils (NALC) Smaller Councils' Committee shows that it is not just counties and districts that are sharing services and saving money. Many of England's smallest parish councils – often with less than 6,000 electors - are doing so too and improving services as a result. This trend is becoming increasingly important as those councils acquire new services and responsibilities from upper tier councils.

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FEB
03

Media Watch | 6

Media Watch | 6

Media Watch is a weekly round-up of the latest major stories about the local (parish and town) council sector.

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FEB
02

Council of the Week: Wokingham Town Council

Council of the Week:  Wokingham Town Council

This week’s Council of the Week has been selected on the basis of its innovative and impressive approach to partnership working, brought to our attention through last year’s WW1 centenary. 

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JAN
30

Consultation response

NALC has welcomed proposals to reform the rules governing parish polls but has called for additional measures to ensure costs are kept down.

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JAN
30

New parish poll rules welcome

New parish poll rules welcome

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has welcomed steps by the Government to update rules governing referendums on local issues but has warned against an increase in costs which could burden taxpayers and hike up council tax bills.

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JAN
27

Media Watch | 5

Media Watch | 5

Media Watch is a weekly round-up of the latest major stories about the local (parish and town) council sector.

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