News & Events

Wednesday, 15th July 2020

Supporting local councils to reopen playgrounds safely On Thursday 2 July, a number of national bodies with interests in play NALC (National Association of Local Councils), SLCC (the Society of Local Council Clerks), The Play Safety Forum (PSF), Association of Play Industries (API) & The Register of Play Inspectors International (RPII) met with the Ministry of Housing, Communities […]

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NALC publishes new edition of Points of Light

Wednesday, 15th July 2020

NALC has today published its new edition of Points of Light, which showcases the excellent work of local (parish and town) councils in building stronger communities. Points of Light aims to promote good practice and raise awareness of the diverse range of services local councils are facilitating. Running a post office, providing a changing places […]

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NALC launches new publication on website accessibility

Wednesday, 15th July 2020

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) today has launched a new publication on website accessibility requirements. The publication provides practical steps that local (parish and town) councils can follow to understand the new regulations, put in place an accessibility statement, and start plans to improve the accessibility of their website. Many people rely on […]

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NALC UPDATES (including Coronavirus webpage updates)

Wednesday, 15th July 2020

New model code of conduct consultation The Local Government Association (LGA) has launched a consultation on a new model member code of conduct. High standards of conduct and behaviour are of huge importance to the local (parish and town) council sector as they are needed to protect the integrity of decision making, maintain public confidence, and safeguard local democracy. […]

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NALC:  NEW MODEL CODE OF CONDUCT CONSULTATION

Wednesday, 15th July 2020

Eighteen months after the Committee on Standards in Public Life reported to the Prime Minister on improving ethical standards in local government, the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has been pleased to have worked with the Local Government Association (LGA) to take forward the recommendation to develop an updated national model code of conduct […]

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NALC and BHIB release new risk assessment guide

Wednesday, 15th July 2020

  NALC and BHIB Councils Insurance have produced a new guide on risk assessment for COVID-19. The guide features guidance and information to help make risk assessments and directs to useful resources from the government and the Health and Safety Executive, with specific details on how to adapt your risk assessments for COVID-19. The guide also […]

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NALC launches publication on website accessibility

Wednesday, 15th July 2020

NALC has launched a new publication on website accessibility requirements. The publication provides practical steps that local (parish and town) councils can follow to understand the new regulations, put in place an accessibility statement, and start plans to improve the accessibility of their website. Many people rely on the internet as a source of information on […]

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NALC – Coronavirus Update – Including the Management of Parks and Open Spaces 03/06/2020

Wednesday, 15th July 2020

NALC has updated its dedicated webpage on the coronavirus. This includes updates on the Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund and further guidance on managing facilities and public spaces. See the updates below: Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy published guidance on applying for the coronavirus Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund on […]

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NALC – Spring Edition of LCR Magazine

Wednesday, 15th July 2020

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) is making the Spring edition of its flagship magazine, LCR, available to read online. This digital issue still features all the regular articles you are familiar with, including spotlights on councillors, councils and county associations, advice and guidance and its in-depth specials. This editions special is related to the […]

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NALC – Open Letter to all Councillors

Wednesday, 15th July 2020

Building back communities As we move to a new phase of the coronavirus pandemic, I want to express my thanks for all your hard work and dedication over the last few challenging months. Our sector stepped up and acted swiftly to support residents and the most vulnerable in our communities by setting up volunteer networks, […]

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