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SEP
03

An open letter to local (parish and town) councils and County Associations of Local Councils

Over many years there has been much discussion about whether the Association’s members should be individual councils organised through County Associations or whether it should become a federation of County Association members. This proposal was most recently made in a motion to last year’s AGM by Northamptonshire CALC which was defeated by 54 to 24 votes.

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SEP
01

Launch of transparency fund brings small parishes into digital age

Today (1 September 2015) the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has launched its new multi-million pound ‘transparency fund’ to help thousands of small parish councils meet new audit and transparency rules and join the digital age.

NALC successfully persuaded the Government to provide financial assistance to smaller sized parish councils to help them become web-enabled and comply with new rules on publishing information about their work and finances.

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SEP
01

Council of the Week: Cornsay Parish Council

This week, we would like to congratulate a rural parish in County Durham on a significant recent achievement.  Through an enormous amount of hard work and with tenacity and determination, Cornsay Parish Council has secured funding to complete a project that will have a profound and lasting impact on its community.

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24

Council of the Week: Newport Pagnell Town Council

This week, we are celebrating the recent hard work and achievements of Newport Pagnell Town Council, in Milton Keynes.

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AUG
10

Council of the Week: Leighton-Linslade Town Council

Council of the Week: Leighton-Linslade Town Council

This week’s council of the week is one that can be commended for its fantastic provision and improvement of facilities and initiatives for its community. 

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AUG
04

NALC adds its support to the local high street

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) is encouraging all local (parish and town) councils, neighbourhoods and communities to enter The...

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