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FEB
16

Nothing casual about parish councils

15 February 2015 saw the premiere of the television adaption of JK Rowling's Casual Vacancy, which shows divisions in a community played out around a fictional parish council.

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) thinks one of the points of the plot about different parts of a local community trying improve people's lives via a parish council is a right one.

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FEB
16

Council of the Week: Thatcham Town Council

Council of the Week: Thatcham Town Council

This week we would like to celebrate the work of Thatcham Town Council in West Berkshire.

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FEB
23

Council of the Week: Welsh Newton and Llanrothal Group Parish Council

This week we would like to celebrate the work of Welsh Newton and Llanrothal Group Parish Council in Herefordshire.

Welsh Newton and Llanrothal Group Parish Council is quality council serving this local community in the county of Herefordshire. When we say 'quality' council we do not just mean in the usual way but that they have achieved this status in the sector's landmark benchmark scheme of Local Council Award Scheme.

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JAN
05

NALC congratulates New Year honours 2015

NALC congratulates New Year honours 2015

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) would like to congratulate individuals from the parish and town councils sector on being recognised in the New Year's Honours list.

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JAN
06

Local Council Award Scheme launched

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has today launched its Local Council Award Scheme, supported by the Society of Local Council Clerks (SLCC) and the Local Government Association (LGA) and developed following consultation with county associations and NALC's member councils.

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JAN
08

Power to communities

Power to communities

Communities up and down the country are being urged by the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) to get their voices heard and run local services through neighbourhood democracy.

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