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AUG
06

Council Spotlight: Fillongley Parish Council

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Fillongley Parish Council in Warwickshire is a busy and enthusiastic council representing a small population of 1,204 with a precept of £18,190.

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JUL
31

NALC supports getting rural communities up and running

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has lent its backing to The Village Survival Guide, a new publication from rural charity The Prince’s Countryside Fund, published on 1 August 2019.

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JUL
31

NALC calls to extend business rates reliefs on all public conveniences

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) welcomes the Non-Domestic Rating (Public Lavatories) Bill, which sees moves to address exempting public conveniences from business rates potentially saving 6,500 toilets from closing. However, NALC would like to see the bill go further and extend business rates reliefs to all public toilets.

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JUL
30

NALC researches the 2019 local elections 

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) is researching the local elections in May this year to examine the elections process for local (parish and town) councils.

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JUL
25

NALC congratulates Robert Jenrick MP on new communities secretary role

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has congratulated Robert Jenrick MP on his appointment as the new secretary of state for Housing, Communities and Local Government.

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JUL
25

NALC welcomes government plans to strengthen the role of local councils

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has welcomed the government's announcement for plans to strengthen the purpose and role of local (parish and town) councils across the country, including a commitment to make it easier to set up new local councils.

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