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Media Watch | 40

Media Watch | 40

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

 NALC’s ongoing campaign on the injustices of the localization of the council tax support scheme is highlighted here (via Public Sector Executive)

  1. Kent Association of Local Councils and Kent County Council have joined forces to encourage more community volunteers (via Kent News)

  2. The dangers of devolving services from principal authorities to parishes are raised (via Maidenhead Advertiser)

  3. The art of empowerment: The empowerment of local (parish and town) councils needs to be addressed to reinforce democratic legitimacy. (The MJ, 3rd December 2015 - print only)

Parishes field winners for Trust’s 2015 awards
Communities can be the local future