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NOV
09

Planning applications in a digital mapping system

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Author: Tristram Cary, chair of Geoxphere Ltd


One of the local (parish and town) councils' essential duties is to analyse and comment on planning applications. This vital task is made much easier if the planning applications can be loaded into a digital mapping system and analysed against all the relevant constraints, such as local plans and flood risk. 

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NOV
14

The Civility and Respect Project releases a new guide to social media

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The Civility and Respect Project team have worked in partnership with Breakthrough Communications to produce this comprehensive guide to actively address the issues of civility and respect on social media which has been approved for use by the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) and the Society of Local Council Clerks (SLCC).

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NOV
11

NALC calls on local councils to respond to final consultation on new parliamentary constituencies

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) calls on local (parish and town) councils to respond to the final consultation on new parliamentary constituencies.

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NOV
10

New local government minister gives first speech at NALC conference 

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The newly appointed minister for local government, Lee Rowley MP, gave his very first speech to the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) Empowering Communities conference on 7 November 2022.

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NOV
09

The Civility and Respect Project releases a new recruitment guide

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The Civility and Respect Project team has worked with county associations to produce this comprehensive recruitment guide approved for use by the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) and the Society of Local Council Clerks (SLCC).

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NOV
10

The Civility and Respect Project releases new roles and responsibilities guidance

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The Civility and Respect Project team have worked in partnership with Hoey Ainscough Associates Ltd to produce this roles and responsibilities guidance which has been approved for use by the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) and the Society of Local Council Clerks (SLCC).

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