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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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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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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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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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Make local government efficient and parish England, says NALC

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NALC welcomes the recent surge in local government re-organisation and is urging the communities and principal authorities to create new local councils across areas which have not had them previously.

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Surveillance Camera Commissioner letter to local councils

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Following Tony Porter recent letter to all police forces in England and Wales, the Surveillance Commissioner for England and Wales has now written to local (parish and town) councils in England and community and town councils in Wales.

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