NALC announces the latest Local Council Award Scheme results
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has announced the latest Local Council Award Scheme (LCAS) results.
Dunnington & Muxton Parish Council in Shropshire, Hawthorn Parish Council in County Durham, Malton Town Council in North Yorkshire and Welshampton & Lyneal Parish Council in Shropshire have all achieved the Quality Gold Award. The Quality Gold Award demonstrates that a council aspires to excellence and is at the forefront of best practices by achieving a high standard in Community Governance, Leadership and Performance Management.
Alsager Town Council in Cheshire, Bilbrook Parish Council in Staffordshire, Fransham Parish Council in Norfolk, Great Notley Parish Council in Essex, Great Shelford Parish Council in Cambridgeshire, Highworth Town Council in Wiltshire, Nash Mills Parish Council in Hertfordshire and Tolleshunt D'Arcy Parish Council in Essex have all achieved the Quality Award. The Quality Award demonstrates that a council performs good practice in governance, community engagement and council improvement, going beyond its legal obligations and continuously seeking opportunities to improve and develop.
Calne Town Council in Wiltshire, Cranage Parish Council in Cheshire, Croxden Parish Council in Staffordshire, Fernwood Parish Council in Nottinghamshire, Gainsborough Town Council in Lincolnshire, Keighley Town Council in Yorkshire, Leicester Forest East Parish Council in Leicestershire, Little Waltham Parish Council in Essex, Milborne Port Parish Council in Somerset, Neston Town Council in Cheshire, Rodington Parish Council in Shropshire, Tidenham Parish Council in Gloucestershire and Woodham Walter Parish Council in Essex have all achieved the Foundation Award. The Foundation award demonstrates that a council has the required documentation and information to operate lawfully and according to standard practice and has the foundations and policies for improvement and development in place.
LCAS celebrates the successes of the best local (parish and town) councils and provides a framework to support all local councils to improve and develop to meet their full potential.
NALC congratulates all local councils awarded under the scheme and encourages more local councils to become accredited.