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MAR
14

New powerful national community alliance calls for new right of appeal on planning

New powerful national community alliance calls for new right of appeal on planning

A new powerful alliance of the National Association of Local Councils (NALC), Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) and Civic Voice has called on all political parties to make a firm manifesto commitment to introduce a community right of appeal into the planning system.

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MAR
12

A new framework for local councils' audit and accountability

A new framework for local councils' audit and accountability

The Government has published a new guide on the changes and key requirements of the new local audit and accountability regime for local (parish and town) councils from 1 April 2015.

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MAR
10

NALC wants new community powers over local transport

NALC wants new community powers over local transport

Local (parish and town) councils should be given a new legal right to be consulted on local transport licences, according to a national committee charged with promoting new sustainability powers at grassroots level.

The move is backed by the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) and would see local councils have more say over licensing applications from vehicle operators such as local taxi firms.

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MAR
10

Media Watch | 11

Media Watch | 11

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
09

Council of the Week: Antrobus Parish Council

Council of the Week: Antrobus Parish Council

This week’s Council of the Week was the 500th Parish Council to register under the new Local council Award Scheme.

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MAR
03

Media Watch | 10

Media Watch | 10

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

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