NOV
12

NALC supports #GivingTuesday

NALC supports #GivingTuesday

National Association of Local Councils (NALC) is to support the global day of #GivingTuesday on 2 December 2014.

It is a day of giving that asks everyone to show the world why it’s good to give. Whether it’s making a donation, volunteering time or just spreading the work, it is a call to action for everyone who wants to give something back.

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NOV
11

Delivering differently in neighbourhoods

Delivering differently in neighbourhoods

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has launched Delivering Differently in Neighbourhoods Programme, which aims to support principal (county, district, unitary and borough) authorities to redesign services to deliver at neighbourhood level, with the involvement of community organisations or local (parish and town) councils.

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NOV
10

Rural not-spot communities begin to have broadband

Rural not-spot communities begin to have broadband

Residents of the Cotswold town of Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire will now be able to make calls and browse the internet over a 3G mobile network for the first time, after the community was named as the first of 100 rural towns and villages to receive coverage under Vodafone’s Rural Open Sure Signal programme.

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OCT
31

Putting communities in control

National Association of Local Councils’ (NALC) Annual General Meeting held on Wednesday 29 October 2014, saw a direction forward to putting local (parish and town) councils  and communities more in control of how their lives are run and public services delivered to them.

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OCT
24

Parishes short changed by nine million

The annual general meeting of the National Association of Local Councils next week is to discuss an emergency motion urging the Government to take stronger action to ensure £9 million of funding is passed on to local communities.

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OCT
21

NALC disappointed in Lyons Housing Review


National Association of Local Councils (NALC) believes  Sir Michael Lyons report on boosting housing supply was reasonably even-handed and at times pragmatic and proportionate to the house building crisis that the country faces at the moment.

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