JUN
08

MPs told parishes are backbone of local democracy

MPs told parishes are backbone of local democracy

On 8 June 2015, the chairman of the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) sent an open letter to all English Members of Parliament, calling on them to support the nation's 9,000 local (parish and town) councils and meet with parish councillors during their Lobby Day on 30 June 2015.

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JUN
08

Council of the Week: Whittington & Fisherwick Parish Council

Council of the Week: Whittington & Fisherwick Parish Council

This week, we would like to draw attention to an active parish in Staffordshire with commendable fundraising achievements and an impressive commitment to its community.

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JUN
05

More powers: National Rural Crime Survey

The National Rural Crime Network (NRCN) has received Home Office funding to undertake a rural crime and policing survey. The online survey will run for about five weeks and it is hoped that the findings will help shape and inform more on:

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JUN
04

Stronger local democracy: Getting your voice heard

We need stronger and more robust local community media to scrutinise local councils. If this does not happen then local democracy will be weaker for it.

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JUN
03

More powers: Supporting parishes to get involved

From the very beginning stages of the Our Place programme, also known as the Neighbourhood Community Budget pilot, the parish sector has been involved in this new approach to bringing the community together to join up public service delivery.

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JUN
02

Media Watch | 21

Media Watch | 21

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

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