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JUN
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Kent Association of Local Councils helps combat dementia

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The Kent Association of Local Councils (KALC) has joined up with the Alzheimer’s Society and Kent Fire and Rescue Service to help local communities across the county combat dementia in their local areas.

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JUN
01

NALC urges the government to simplify council creation

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) is urging the government to make it easier for communities to set up new local (parish and town) councils in England.

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MAY
24

Local councils help the elderly get online

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Age UK has published a report entitled Everything is online nowadays. It warns that elderly people who struggle to use the internet are finding it increasingly difficult to claim housing benefit and council tax support.

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MAY
16

NALC launches new guide with the Local Government Association

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has worked with the Local Government Association (LGA) to launch a new guide setting out how principal and local councils can work more effectively in partnership.

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MAY
01

Council Spotlight: Gillingham Town Council

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Gillingham Town Council has an estimated population of 11,500 residents in the Blackmore Vale area of Dorset, with a precept of £764,594. There are 17 locally elected councillors – nine representing Town Ward, four Wyke Ward, two Ham Ward, one Milton-on-Stour Ward and one Rural Ward.

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MAY
01

NALC to develop a new vision for community councils in post-Brexit Britain

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) is set to rethink the role of England’s 10,000 community councils by developing a new vision for the sector following Britain’s departure from the European Union, with proposals considered at the trade body’s centre-piece annual conference this Autumn.

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