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MAR
27

Do parishes need further regulation?

Do parishes need further regulation?

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) gave a warm welcome to the Government’s idea of extending the jurisdiction of the Local Government Ombudsman to some parts of the local (parish and town) councils sector.

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MAR
26

Parish power can boost the My Community programmes

Parish power can boost the My Community programmes

With two town councils and one shadow parish council involved in the Neighbourhood Community Budget pilots – the forerunner to the Our Place programme and totalling 12 areas across England – the parish sector has been involved right from the outset in a new approach to bringing the community together to shape public services.

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MAR
26

Possible new regulator for parishes

Possible new regulator for parishes

Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) have published the consultation on extending the Ombudsman to larger town and parish councils.


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MAR
24

Media Watch | 13

Media Watch | 13

Media Watch is a weekly round-up of the latest major stories about the local (parish and town) council sector.

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MAR
23

NALC backs government aims to protect community pubs

NALC backs government aims to protect community pubs

The government is toasting the first-ever Community Pubs Day with an announcement of measures designed to bolster the Great British Pub and protect it for future generations.

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MAR
23

Giving communities a planning voice

Giving communities a planning voice

The Government held its National Planning Summit on 2 March 2015, which saw a range of speakers from government minister, Brandon Lewis MP to the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) chief executive, Jonathan Owen.

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