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OCT
20

Local councils are moving together in partnership

National Association of Local Councils (NALC) and the Society of Local Council Clerks (SLCC) have joined forces for further mutual working and co-operation.

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OCT
17

Town council blooms as champion of champions

Shrewsbury has been crowned Champion of Champions by Britain in Bloom judges, with the town’s local council at the heart of their campaign to win one of the most coveted awards in the country.

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OCT
15

NALC supports strike suspension

National Association of Local Councils (NALC) supports the actions of Unite, Unison and GMB unions to suspend strike action planned for this week.

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OCT
15

Hand more power to parishes

National Association of Local Councils has called on the Liberal Democrats to boost their ‘localist’ credentials by handing more power to parish councils.

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OCT
15

Do you want better rural broadband?

National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has teamed up with Vodafone UK and the Countryside Alliance to encourage more applications to the Rural Open Sure Signal programme. 

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OCT
15

NALC at the Conservative Party Conference 2014

NALC at the Conservative Party Conference 2014


NALC attending the Conservative Party Conference with the aim to raise the profile of parish and town councils and promoting our new Manifesto.

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OCT
03

Whitehaven gets the green light for new town council


The Cumbrian town of Whitehaven is the latest community in England to get the go ahead for a new town council following a campaign by residents to give local people more power.

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SEP
26

Labour devolution plans will give more power to parish councils

The Labour party has promised to hand more power to ‘cities and counties, towns and districts, parishes and neighbourhoods’ if it forms the next Government, a move strongly welcomed by the body which represents England’s most local councils.

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SEP
25

Sustaining a future for communities

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) held the first meetings of its Government backed Sustainable Communities Act (SCA) board on 23 September 2014.

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SEP
19

A new constitutional settlement for all of the UK

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) on 19 September 2014 is calling for a new constitutional settlement for all of the UK after yesterday’s referendum vote in Scotland.

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SEP
19

Time to realise the potential of parish and town councils

Parish and town councils are the backbone of our democracy and at the heart of many communities in England.

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SEP
18

Together we can make it work

NALC’s Making Localism Work conference showed how by using existing and forthcoming strengthened powers, communities and councils can get in the driving seat to make their places better.

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SEP
17

LCR Magazine Autumn 2014 is out today

LCR is NALC’s high-quality, glossy quarterly publication with in-depth articles and features offering you advice and good practice, along with regular spotlights on parish and town councils and top tips information.

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SEP
12

NALC backs Liberal Democrats call for more parish councils

The Liberal Democrat Party’s pre-manifesto has pledged to increase the number of parish councils, a commitment which was today strongly welcomed by the National Association of Local Councils.

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SEP
05

Larger Councils elections

Four places for direct election to the NALC Larger Councils’ Committee for the tenure November 2014 - 2016 will be available from the date of the NALC Larger Councils’ Conference – 03 December 2014.

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SEP
01

NALC disappointed at DCLG's no to business rate funding for parishes

The Government has today turned down a proposal for a share of business rates to go to parish and town councils, suggesting they do not see local economic development as part of their localism role.

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