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NOV
20

Your community needs you!

Your community needs you!

National Association of Local Councils (NALC) calls for new faces to stand for 2015 Election.

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NOV
19

Powering up communities

Powering up communities

The Government has launched the Urban Community Energy Fund, giving community groups, including parish and town councils, in England the opportunity to bid for grants of up to £20,000, or loans of up to £130,000 to kick-start their projects.

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NOV
18

New pay award for local government workers

New pay award for local government workers

Members of all three local government unions have voted to accept a two-year pay deal from the Local Government Association, resolving a dispute that had seen workers take strike action.

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NOV
18

Pillars of the community

Pillars of the community

English Heritage has produced a guide aimed for both local government and community groups on when and how to transfer heritage assets to local (parish and town) councils and community ownership.

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NOV
17

Celebrate parish and town councils during #OurDay

Celebrate parish and town councils during #OurDay

#OurDay is a 24-hour tweetathon aimed at raising the profile of the great work done every day by people working in councils and other public services.

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NOV
14

Council of the Week: Uppingham Town Council

Council of the Week: Uppingham Town Council

Uppingham Town Council is heralded NALC 'Council of the Week' at a time when it is in the sector spotlight. A Judicial Review of its Neighbourhood Plan is taking place at the Planning Court in London, as housing developer Larkfeet is challenging its policies and proposals, despite the Plan having received a 92% YES vote.

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