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JUL
27

Funds to protect World War One memorials revealed

Details of a £5m fund to conserve and protect war memorials were revealed by Prime Minister David Cameron and Culture Secretary, Sajid Javid MP.

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JUL
27

Council of the Week: Broadstairs and St. Peters Town Council

This week’s Council of the Week is the only council in South-East England to be accepted so far on the Locality/Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) Community Ownership and Management of Assets (COMA) programme in 2015/16. The scheme is largely aimed at principal authorities, making this achievement all the more significant.   

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JUL
24

NALC to host Scotland’s local government minister on fact finding visit

Scotland's local government and community empowerment minister Marco Biagi is to visit the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) during a 'fact finding' visit on 28 July 2015.

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JUL
21

Devolution to Sutton Coldfield is on the cards

Devolution to Sutton Coldfield is on the cards as residents deal resounding ‘Yes’ to new town council.

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JUL
21

NALC picked to captain sector-led audit team

The Government has backed a proposal from the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) to lead the national procurement of audit for parish and town (local) councils and other smaller bodies from 2017.

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JUL
20

Council of the Week: Hawthorn Parish Council

Hawthorn is a very small rural village with a population of 400 situated 10 miles east of Durham City near the coast and between the larger cities of Sunderland and Middlesbrough. The Council has 7 Councillors and a precept of £7,000 whilst the village itself has a community centre, one pub, village green and a children’s play area.

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