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NALC Chief Executive's bulletin

LGA chairman joins NALC online event panel

Cllr James Jamieson, chairman of the Local Government Association (LGA) will join NALC's online event, Leaders' talk: Building back stronger communities on 25 August 2020. Cllr Jamieson will talk about LGA's latest Re-thinking local campaign, reassessing what we want from local areas, public spaces and communities, having the right tools and resources so councils... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Aug 2020 09:39 by Alison Robinson

Tags: LCAS, Local Council Award Scheme, NALC, News, neighbourhood planning, planning consultation

NALC Chief Executive's bulletin

Model Financial Regulations

NALC published their updated Model Financial Regulations for England and Wales. This includes easy-to-use templates to create financial regulations for member councils that are up-to-date with the current legislation and regulations, and guidance to help complete the templates. The financial regulations can be accessed under Templates in the member's area of the website or... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 16:34 by Alison Robinson

Tags: BREXIT, Climate change, DIS, Model Financial Regulations, NALC surveys on councillors and councils, Neighbourhood Planning, Peer review update, elections

NALC Chief Executive's bulletin

Last chance to enter the NALC Star Council Awards

There's still a few hours left to enter NALC's Star Council Awards! There are five categories: clerk of the year, county association project of the year, young councillor of the year, councillor of the year, and Council of the Year. You have until 11:59 pm today (28 June) to get your entries in. Winners will be announced at the awards dinner at the NALC... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 16:39 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Cumbria Association summer conference, EXPO, GAPTC, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News, SLCC, neighbourhood planning, smaller councils committee, star councils

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

Councillor Commission workshops

· As part of NALC's work with De Montfort University Leicester they are taking forward the Councillor Commission's 'Voice of the councillor' report. NALC are organising a series of workshops with county associations and councils to discuss the report's findings, obtain feedback and continue this important dialogue. So if your council or group of councils would... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 03 Jun 2018 17:30 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Councillor Commission workshops, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, National rural crime survey, News, grants, neighbour hood planning grants, neighbourhood planning, rural housing, volunteers week

Neighbourhood Planning Workshop Wed, 06 Jun 2018

From:- 10.30am - 3.30pm

At:- Gambier Parry Hall, Highnam Community Centre.

Please book directly with GRCC - see below

Jointly hosted by CPRE, GAPTC and GRCC and suitable for parish and town councils, neighbourhood groups and forums at any stage of the Neighbourhood Planning process - from 'thinking about' to 'made plan'.

The event will include a presentation by Jeff Bishop from Place Studio of the initial... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 May 2018 10:24 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Neighbourhood PLanning, News, neighbourh, planning, training

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

Annual conference 2018

· This year the NALC conference will be debating the future of the sector in post-Brexit Britain and some important issues around that including devolution of powers, financial challenges facing community councils and the changing role of community councils in delivering local services – this has already received media coverage in LocalGov and Public Sector Executive... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 May 2018 16:07 by Alison Robinson

Tags: DPO, GDPR, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, Neighbourhood planning, News, Secretary of State, annual conference, star councils

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

NALC and BHIB insurance brokers

· To celebrate NALC's strong relationship with BHIB Insurance Brokers, the NALC chairman Cllr Sue Baxter this week wrote an open letter to all local councils about their great commitment to the sector, tailored risk management offer, support to NALC as well as the new role as an Outreach Partner for the Aviva Community Fund.

Council tax levels for 2018-19

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Posted: Thu, 29 Mar 2018 16:55 by Alison Robinson

Tags: LGA, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, Neighbourhood planning, News, SAAA

Neighbourhood Planning - a new guide

A new guide has been launched to give local councillors tips on how to plan for their neighbourhoods.

The Good Councillor's Guide to Neighbourhood Planning has been published by the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) and Locality, a national network of community organisations.

It is aimed at local councillors who are interested in finding out more about their role in neighbourhood planning... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 May 2017 13:58 by Alison Robinson

Tags: NALC, News, Planning, neighbourhood planning