National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has teamed up with Vodafone UK and the Countryside Alliance to encourage more applications to the Rural Open Sure Signal programme.
The Cumbrian town of Whitehaven is the latest community in England to get the go ahead for a new town council following a campaign by residents to give local people more power.
The Labour party has promised to hand more power to ‘cities and counties, towns and districts, parishes and neighbourhoods’ if it forms the next Government, a move strongly welcomed by the body which represents England’s most local councils.
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) held the first meetings of its Government backed Sustainable Communities Act (SCA) board on 23 September 2014.
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) on 19 September 2014 is calling for a new constitutional settlement for all of the UK after yesterday’s referendum vote in Scotland.
Parish and town councils are the backbone of our democracy and at the heart of many communities in England.