MAY
24

Local councils help the elderly get online

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Age UK has published a report entitled Everything is online nowadays. It warns that elderly people who struggle to use the internet are finding it increasingly difficult to claim housing benefit and council tax support.

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MAY
16

NALC launches new guide with the Local Government Association

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has worked with the Local Government Association (LGA) to launch a new guide setting out how principal and local councils can work more effectively in partnership.

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MAY
01

Council Spotlight: Gillingham Town Council

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Gillingham Town Council has an estimated population of 11,500 residents in the Blackmore Vale area of Dorset, with a precept of £764,594. There are 17 locally elected councillors – nine representing Town Ward, four Wyke Ward, two Ham Ward, one Milton-on-Stour Ward and one Rural Ward.

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MAY
01

NALC to develop a new vision for community councils in post-Brexit Britain

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) is set to rethink the role of England’s 10,000 community councils by developing a new vision for the sector following Britain’s departure from the European Union, with proposals considered at the trade body’s centre-piece annual conference this Autumn.

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APR
30

NALC launches national awards to recognise community champions

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has officially launched their prestigious Star Council Awards for 2018 to recognise the achievements of the community, town and parish (local) council sector and celebrate the positive impact local councils, county associations, local councillors and clerks make to their communities.

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APR
12

NALC demands fairer funding for local councils

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has welcomed a letter from the government sent to billing authorities urging them to reconsider passing local council tax support funding on to local councils.

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