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OCT
16

Join NALC on a study tour to Bishop’s Stortford Town Council

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) is heading to Bishop’s Stortford Town Council in Hertfordshire on 10 and 11 June 2019 for its annual study tour.

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OCT
15

New London town council could be on the cards

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The campaign for a new local (parish and town) council in London has been given a boost following a decision by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to validate a petition by campaigners.

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SEP
18

NALC announces Star Council Awards finalist - vote for your Council of the Year

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) Star Council Awards are the only awards in England to recognise the achievements of local council sector.

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SEP
14

Government publishes updated model byelaws

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The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has undertaken an exercise to bring model byelaws up-to-date including accompanying guidance.

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14

NALC wants fewer neighbourhood plans overturned at appeal

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NALC is calling for fewer neighbourhood plans to be overturned at appeal. It firmly believes that if communities are to welcome new development, they must first feel in control.  There must be a clear signal from government that local communities are really able to make plans that will have effect.  This means significantly reducing the incidence of neighbourhood plans being overturned at appeal due to circumstances beyond their control.

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SEP
12

More women than ever are getting involved in local councils, but more needs to be done says NALC 

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New analysis by the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) on women’s representation in local government shows more women are getting involved in their community through their local (parish and town) council than in larger principal authorities.

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