According to Mind, the mental health charity, 1 in 4 of us experiences a mental health issue every year. As the first level of local government, local (parish and town) councils play a huge role in caring for their communities. The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) fully supports their members to champion their mental health and that of their communities.
Northamptonshire County Association of Local Councils (NCALC) has launched a new publication that sets out the role of local (parish and town) councils in the context of unitary local government.
AUTHOR: DANNY MOODY, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF NORTHAMPTONSHIRE COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF LCOAL COUNCILS
Over the past two years Northants CALC (the membership organisation for parish and town councils in Northamptonshire) has been heavily engaged in the Local Government Reorganisation (LGR) programme in the county. LGR will see the existing borough, district and county councils replaced with two new unitary councils, West Northamptonshire Council and North Northamptonshire Council, from 1 April 2021.
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) were at the Healthwatch 2019 conference to highlight key health issues and to improve communication between local (parish and town) councils, county associations and Healthwatch branches.
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has urged the Conservative Party to provide support to help the 10,000 local (parish and town) councils in England to tackle loneliness and isolation.
The National Association of Local Councils has teamed up with the Epilepsy Society to raise awareness of the hidden disabilities in communities. The partnership will promote the role of local (parish and town) councils play in improving people's quality of life.