Media Watch | 44

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


  • A community group in Deptford, London are seeking to be the second parish council created in London since NALC’s hard fought change for legislation succeeded in the 1990s (via Local Gov)

  • Sutton Coldfield Town Council has now officially come into existence and so making it the largest parish council in England (via Sutton Coldfield Observer [1] and [2])

  • NALC’s head of policy and development gave an interview to the Asian Voice magazine in an one-to-one with Keith Vaz MP, chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee (via Asian Voice)

  • NALC and the parish sector supported last weekend’s ‘Clean for the Queen’ campaign (via The Guardian)

  • Cumbrian town named as 'Britain in Bloom' finalist (via ITV)

  • Bingley Town Council has been created after a successful local campaign supported by the Yorkshire Local Councils Association and NALC (via The Telegraph and Argus)

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Deptford launches parish council campaign