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JUL
16

Time to power up communities to meet devolution goals

The National Association of Local Councils’ (NALC) What Next for Local Councils event, 15 July 2015, looked at the implications of the general election results for communities, neighbourhoods, local (parish and town) councils in the context of austerity and devolution.

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JUL
07

NALC helps to protect local councils’ monies

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) warmly welcomes that its ongoing campaign to protect local (parish and town) councils’ investments and savings has finally succeeded.

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JUL
09

NALC sails into Falmouth

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) sent its larger councils committee to come on board at Falmouth, Cornwall, and visit this historic town in a fact-finding mission on Tuesday 7 July 2015. Falmouth is situated on the south coast of Cornwall and is one of the county’s most diverse, vibrant and largest towns.

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JUL
09

NALC response to the Budget Summer 2015

National Association of Local Councils (NALC) chief executive, Jonathan Owen, said: “England's 9,000 local (parish and town) councils are the backbone of local democracy, giving people a voice and structure for taking action. They are increasingly delivering more services to improve their area as austerity bites. They can provide very local services extremely cost effectively and should be part of the solution to the financial challenges the country faces.

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JUL
08

Council of the Week: Shrewsbury Town Council

Shrewsbury Town Council is widely recognised as one of the leading local (parish and town) councils in England and so is very deserving of the Council of the Week.

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JUL
06

Parish councils are the unsung heroes of house building

England's parish councils are the unsung heroes of neighbourhood planning and key to putting communities in control of shaping future development and housing, according to their umbrella body the National Association of Local Councils (NALC).

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